Contact: +91-9711224068
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

FAUNA

  • Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.53

e-ISSN : 2347-2677, p-ISSN : 2394-0522

NAAS Rating: 4.00

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2017, Vol. 4 Issue 5, Part B
An Assessment of animal diversity present with in 2km radius of Bannerghatta national park, Karnataka, India
Author(s): Sreenivasa and Kumar
Abstract: The study was carried out by following the transact method. A total of seven transacts each one measuring two km in length were laid evenly within two km area surrounding the park except the northern part which is almost fully urbanized. At 250m point interval of each transact. The survey results suggest that the region is having high faunal diversity with 34 species identified around the villages during the study period (Table 1). The region is also an habitat for a minimum of 7 IUCN listed threatened species viz. Sloth bear (Melursusursinus), Wild dog (Cuban alpinus), Pangolin (Maniscrassicaudata), Sambardeer (Cervusunicolor), Slendorloris (Loristardigradus) and Hyaena (Hyaenahyaena) including the endangered Asian Elephant (Elephant maximus).
Pages: 63-66  |  614 Views  29 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sreenivasa, Kumar. An Assessment of animal diversity present with in 2km radius of Bannerghatta national park, Karnataka, India. Int J Fauna Biol Stud 2017;4(5):63-66.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies