AGRA: With a view to preserve blackbucks in the Akbar tomb premises in Sikandara, the ASI's horticulture department and the state forest department have roped in a wildlife NGO to catch jackals that prey on the animals and deposit them elsewhere in a protected
Kanchan Singh, ASI chief horticulturist, Agra, said, "Wildlife SOS, which is already a consultant in this initiative to save antelopes, will carry out this jackal relocation programme. The department will pay them a sum of
Rs 4 lakh for this purpose. The work has already started."