International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2016, Vol. 3 Issue 4, Part A
The terrestrial mammals of Palestine: A preliminary checklist
A preliminary checklist of the mammals of Palestine (West Bank and Gaza Strip) Governorates is presented based on records of mammal's species whose presence has been confirmed in Palestine's governorates as a result of extensive field expeditions, examination of fixed mammals collections, literature review, and personal communications from researchers. The paper reports 145 original data on the Palestinian mammal's fauna deriving from field observations.
The mammal's fauna of Palestine consist of (65) species belonging to (29) genera and (26) families. Species found in this study either globally or regionally distributed. Majority of species, fifty five species fall in the least concern category of the IUCN Red List Category. Four species found to be categorized as vulnerable, and six Species found to be categorized as near threatened accordingly.
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Imadeddin Albaba. The terrestrial mammals of Palestine: A preliminary checklist. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(4):28-35.