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Into the Wild#3 Markhor, National Animal of Pakistan June 20, 2012

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The name is derived from the Persian words which mean “Snake Eater” and a prized game. Identify this national animal?

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Ans.: Markhor, the national animal of Pakistan.

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Into the Wild#2 Genghis the legendary Tiger of Ranthambore June 18, 2012

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In the 80s, he was known for his unique style of hunting his prey by driving it to the lake and then snatching it right from the jaws of the crocodiles, unfortunately he fell to the poachers, but has remained a legend. How does the world know him better?

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Ans.: Genghis the Tiger, of Ranthambore, a legend of the 80s.

Into the Wild#1 Giant Catfish Mekong June 17, 2012

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Identify this hugely popular freshwater fish which is considered to be the biggest prize amongst anglers and where is it found?

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Ans.: The Giant Catfish (Pangasianodon gigas) from the Mekong River, Southeast Asia. The grow up to 10.5ft (3.2m) and 300kgs and holds the Guinness world record for the largest fresh water fish.