In Kazakhstan, wild animals were endangered
As reported in regional Prosecutor’s office, the population of wild animals in the area is decreasing at an alarming rate. While most animals die as a result of hunting. The exception are the animals located on the territory of specially protected natural territories and nature reserves. Outside these areas the animals became much less than, for example, 20-30 years ago.
So, according to prosecutors,over the years the marmot population has decreased by 30 thousand individuals, protein – 6.5 thousand, Salonga – on 2 thousand, quail – 9.7 thousand, partridge – three thousand individuals. And in recent years the destruction is more active. So, compared to last year decreased the number of the Siberian ROE deer on 2 thousands of hares – 7 thousand, foxes – on 2 thousand, ferrets – on 2 thousand, ermines – 1,600 individuals, kurupetos – 12 thousand individuals, grouse – 6600 individuals, doves – 20 thousand individuals.
According to prosecutors,outfitters allow numerous violations, including in the light of the animal world.In the area there is an acute shortage of Rangers. By law, there should be more than 700, in fact the Association is registered only 191 huntsman, 143 of which are freelancers, working for free.
The disappearance of tens of thousands of animals, according to human rights activists, and occurs because over the last 20 years in the field was not engaged in the reproduction of the animal world, and the territorial Inspectorate for forestry and hunting and the environmental police are weak.
“Jeopardize the continued existence of rich fauna of our area, which is, in fact, at the initial stage of complete disappearance,” said senior assistant Prosecutor of the region Alexander Akulov.
As reported, by results of checks public prosecutors have brought to justice 9 managers of hunting grounds.