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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2016, Vol. 3 Issue 4, Part A

The terrestrial mammals of Palestine: A preliminary checklist

Author(s):

Imadeddin Albaba

Abstract:
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.

Pages: 28-35  |  1034 Views  37 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Imadeddin Albaba. The terrestrial mammals of Palestine: A preliminary checklist. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(4):28-35.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies