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In a new census, Hangul population shows increase in Kashmir division

Last Updated on August 25, 2021 at 2:02 pm

An increase has been recorded in the population of Hangul that is an endangered specie and also called as Kashmir stag. The increase has been recorded in Kashmir division.

Hangul population estimation census- 2021 that was conducted by the Wildlife Protection Department has recorded the population of Hangul at 261. The population of Hangul in 2019 was 237. While this is a fractional increase in the population of a specie that is endangered, experts believe this as a positive development.

In 2015, the Hangul population was 186, in 2017 and 2019 it was 197 and 237 respectively.

Officials said that at least 350 people from wildlife department, students, volunteers affiliated with NGOs conducted the 2021 census of Hangul.