List of countries in Asia (Parts of some of the countries marked with an asterisk * are also considered parts of Europe “border countries between Asia and Europe”).

Azerbaijan*                                      Japan                                Qatar

Armenia                                           Jordan                               Saudi Arabia

Bahrain                                            Kazakhstan*                     Singapore

Bangladesh                                     Kuwait                               South Korea

Bhutan                                             Kyrgyzstan                       Sri Lanka

Brunei                                              Laos                                   Syria

Burma                                              Lebanon                            Taiwan

Cambodia                                        Malaysia                           Tajikistan

China                                               Maldives                            Thailand

East Timor                                      Mongolia                           Turkey*

India                                                Nepal                                Turkmenistan

Indonesia                                        North Korea                      United Arab Emirates

Iran                                                  Oman                                 Uzbekistan

Iraq                                                  Pakistan                             Vietnam

Isreal                                               Philippines                         Yemen


By Pedro Ampuero Most of the stories people tell are usually about the nice parts of the hunt. Those fond experiences over time are the ones that end up staying in our memories. However, this article aims to tell the other side of the story. This does not mean that there were not endearing moments. […]

Muntjac (Muntiacus Reevesi)

  Muntjac  (Muntiacus Reevesi) Figure 1″Photo” A beautiful Muntjac A common name for the Muntjac is “Barking Deer “. This comes from the repeated loud bark given when alarmed or as communication between adults. Adult body weight ranges from 10 kg to 18 kg. Bucks (adult male) being slightly larger than Does (adult female), but […]

Karakoram, The Hunt for Ibex

By Pedro Ampuero My Dad and I started our hunt in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan. We drove along the Karakoram highway for three full days. It was a 14 hour drive to Chilas, 12 more hours to Skardu, and after 9 more hours we finally arrived to Hushe. This was going to be our home […]

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

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Fallow Deer (Dama dama)

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Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)

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