Lakki marwat - The University of Agriculture D I Khan (UAD) in collaboration with Pakistan Wildlife Foundation organised a two-day training workshop on taxidermy techniques and national history museum development on Sunday.

The workshop was attended by the students of university’s forestry, wildlife and range management, agriculture and veterinary and animal sciences departments.

University of Science and Technology Bannu Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khair-uz-Zaman and Divisional Forest Officer Wildlife Khan Malook graced the occasion as chief guests.

The UAD Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Masroor Elahi, faculty members and officials of Pakistan Wildlife Foundation were also present on the occasion.

Shahid Iqbal and other experts shed light on the basic techniques used in preservation of different wild and domestic animals and birds.

They said that taxidermy was an art of preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals for display and other sources of study.

The experts also briefed the students about the role and functions of the national history museum and called upon them to enhance their knowledge and understanding about the natural world.

Later Prof Dr Khair-uz-Zaman and DFO Khan Malook Khan distributed certificates among the participants.