People thankworthy on Mongolian gazelle protection campaign | WWF

People thankworthy on Mongolian gazelle protection campaign



Posted on 23 November 2017
The campaign followed with cultural performances.
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Mongolian gazelle(Procapra gutturosa) is most affected migratory species to poaching. They are grazing in flocks which makes easy to hunt them. If the situation will go at the same pace the Mongolian gazelle community will be in danger of extinction. With this aim in a mind, the WWF-Mongolia has organized campaign to protect Mongolian gazelle in the eastern part of the country in November, 2017. In the campaign the government officials of relevant soums, community organizations are participated. The objectives of the campaign were to prevent and intercept possible dangers along predefined migration route, to organize patrolling, to raise awareness among local community on protection of Mongolian gazelle and to change their attitudes.       
During the campaign the awareness raising workshops on importance of protection and conservation of animal species have organized in each participating soums. Organizers especially noted that active participation of school children. Besides, children from eco-clubs provided interesting discussions about Mongolian gazelle promoting the importance of wildlife conservation.     
The campaign followed with cultural performances. During this the entertaining programme with dancing, reading poems and singing songs about Mongolian gazelle have facilitated, and information board with posters on the value of this animal have presented to citizens.
During the event citizens gave an oath to stop eating Mongolian gazelle meat voluntarily on the public. “Such action was an initial step to cut misbehaviour of eating Mongolian gazelle meat and provide good message in a positive way”, noted organizers. Citizens acknowledged a campaign on Mongolian gazelle protection and suggested continuously implement similar activities to reach the goal.    
 
The campaign followed with cultural performances.
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Mongolian gazelle(Procapra gutturosa) is most affected migratory species to poaching.
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