2016, Vol. 3 Issue 5, Part B
Diversity of snakes rescued at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Author(s): Janani S, Maheshwaran EG, Leenu J, Samuel T and Raveen R
Abstract: In spite of rapid urbanization of Chennai city, there exists a population of herpetofauna especially snakes. This reptilian fauna is one of the targeted faunas facing trouble due to anthropogenic developments and habitat degradation is the primary cause of its population decline and increase in conflict between snakes and man. In India, snake rescue practices occur in a few states and cities. The present study has recorded and analyzed the rescue and release of snakes in Chennai city from January 2010 to December 2015.
Pages: 81-86 | 458 Views 30 Downloads