Herpetofauna of Nepal a conservation companion by Karan Bahadur Shah

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Published by IUCN, Nepal in [Kathmandu] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Nepal.,
  • nepal.

Subjects:

  • Amphibians -- Nepal.,
  • Reptiles -- nepal.,
  • Herpetological surveys -- Nepal.

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Statementby Karan Bahadur Shah, Sagendra Tiwari.
ContributionsTiwari, Sagendra., IUCN Nepal., World Conservation Congress (3rd : 2004 : Bangkok, Thailand)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL661.N35 S43 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3443130M
ISBN 109993386030
LC Control Number2005318201

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In addition to the thorough information provided on the amphibians and reptiles, this book also discusses Nepalese culture and economy, snakebire avoidance and medical treatment, herpetofauna threats and conservation, as well as zoogeography.

Each species account Author: H. Herman; Werner Kastle [Editors] Schleich. The bulk of the book comprises profiles of species and subspecies of herpetofauna. While information has been updated and presented in a concise manner, each profile includes species characteristics, habitats, distribution, conservation status, etc.

General chapters cover aspects of zoogeography, herpeto - ethology and conservation. Each species is treated comprehensively, including the essentials of morphology, ecology, systematics, and zoogeography.

The geographic distribution of each species is presented in two ways: in a grid map of Nepal and in a regional map. Customer Reviews. Herpetofauna of Nepal: A Conservation Companion, Karan Bahadur Shah, Sagendra Tiwari, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, The present volume on Herpetofauna will significantly add to the sparse literature on what must be seen as a highly en.

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p, ills, maps.4/5(1). Includes bibliographic references, an index and a glossary. Herpetofauna of Nepal book on the occasion of the 3rd IUCN World Conservation Congress, Cited by: Sep 21,  · Chitwan National Park (CNP) is situated in the south-central subtropical lowlands of the inner Terai of Nepal.

From toI collected snakes in areas bordering the oazadlaciebie.com: Biraj Shrestha. The Nepalese herpetofauna has been poorly studied, and little is known about the distribution of the coun-try's amphibians and reptiles.

We surveyed the herpetofauna at Beeshazar and associated lakes, a Ramsar site situated in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Bibliography Shah, K. B., and S. Tiwari. Herpetofauna of Nepal. A Conservation Companion. Kathmandu, Nepal: IUCN Nepal—The World Conservation Union.

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FIELD GUIDE to Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal Kästle, W., Rai, K. & Schleich, H.H. with identification keys and distribution maps, Size A 5, pages, 52 pl./ color photographs, maps, over black/white illustrations Nepali & English Published by ARCO-Nepal e.V. Contents page Foreword VI Arco-Nepal XV 1.

Introduction 2 2. Jan 10,  · The Amphibians and Reptiles are collectively Known as herpetofauna. Like This Video EBook Tourist Guide to Nepal at oazadlaciebie.com The Nepal Travel Skip navigation. Quick Survey of Herpetofauna in Manaslu Conservation Area Report in PDF; Exploitation of Frogs in Academic Sector: Case study in +2 science stream in Nepal Report in PDF ; Turtles of Nepal: A Field Guide for Species Accounts and Distribution Go to the book page.

Companions for Amphibians and Reptiles of Nepal (CARON) was established a decade ago by young conservation enthusiasts and is the only organization dedicated to the conservation of Herpetofauna of Nepal. Our motto is “CONSERVATION WITH ETHICS”.

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Herpetofauna is a journal of Australian and New Zealand herpetology (ISSN ), first published in by the Australian Herpetological oazadlaciebie.comwith Volume 8, publication was transferred to the Australasian Affiliation of Herpetological Societies, representing 17 herpetological societies around Australia and in New Zealand.

It is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and species of fish have been recorded in the park.

The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile. The Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is the first of it’s kind in Nepal. There are 8 national parks including the ACA. Unlike the other 7 parks, which are typical National parks and are heavily restricted, the conservation is the largest of all reserves and allows local people and villages remain within the boundary of the park, so long as it is sustainable.

‘The book also includes several studies on lesser-known animals - birds, herpetofauna and fishes - many of which have yet to be identified by science.’ ‘It is an updated field guide and natural history guide to the herpetofauna of Pennsylvania, also focusing on species found in the northeastern United States.’.

Herpetology of Nepal: a study of amphibians and reptiles of Trans-Himalayan Region of Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bhutan / Tej Kumar Shrestha. QL H56 S57 Hand book Indian amphibians / S.K. Chanda ; edited by the director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.

CARON has recently completed " Rapid Survey of Herpetofauna in Manaslu Conservation Area, Gorkha, Nepal". This study has enumerated 16 species of reptiles and amphibians from the area. This study has enumerated 16 species of reptiles and amphibians from the area. The herpetofauna of Nepal is modest, totaling 52 amphibian and reptilian species (data from A&R ofN): one salamander, one caecilian, 50 frogs, two crocodilians, 15 turtles, 39 hzards, and 69 snakes.

The low diversity of the herpetofauna is not unexpected owing to Nepal's small size (, km^. The Fauna of Nepal includes % of mammals, % of butterflies and % of birds among the total number of species found in the world. The protected species in Nepal include 26 mammals, nine birds and three reptiles.

The endemic fauna are: Himalayan field mouse, Spiny babbler, Nepali kalij, 14 herpetofauna, and six types of fishes. Herpetology (from Greek ἑρπετόν herpetón, meaning "reptile" or "creeping animal") is the branch of zoology concerned with the study of amphibians (including frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians (gymnophiona)) and reptiles (including snakes, lizards, amphisbaenids, turtles, terrapins, tortoises, crocodilians, and the tuataras).

Herpetofauna is a journal of Australian and New Zealand herpetology (ISSN ), first published in by the Australian Herpetological Society (AHS). Inwith Volume 8, publication was transferred to the Australasian Affiliation of Herpetological Societies, of which the AHS is a member. Nepal Journals Online (NepJOL) is a service to provide online publication of Nepalese journals.

For more information about NepJOL and how to join the service, see the About page. This website is hosted by Ubiquity Press Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with Company Number —The Nepalese herpetofauna has been poorly studied, and little is known about the distribution of the coun-try's amphibians and reptiles.

We surveyed the herpetofauna at Beeshazar and associated lakes, a Ramsar site situated in the buffer zone of. The national park is especially famous for the conservation of one-horned rhinoceros. The park is home to a total of 68 species of mammals, 56 species of herpetofauna and species of fishes.

Also, the park is habitat for many endangered species like wild elephant, gaur, pangolin, monitor python, python. Among the two national parks listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list from Nepal.

The Chitwan National Park is a protected area for conservation of the natural habitat, flora and fauna of the subtropical scape of Nepal. Nepal Central Bureau of statistics, Statistical Year Book of Nepal Karan B Shah. Checklist of the herpetofauna of Nepal with English and Vernacular names.

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The Vegas-Virgin (34,km 2) is the 5th smallest in North America and has a native fauna of 11 fishes, 8 herpetofauna, and 1 mussel, whereas the Gila (,km 2) has a native fauna of 19 fishes, 27 herpetofauna, and 1 mussel (Abell et al.

The American Southwest has some of the highest rates of fish endemism on the continent. Wildlife. Nepal’s wildlife is officially classified into two main categories: common and protected.

The common category lists Nepal is a landlocked country located in South Asia with China in the north and India in the south, east and west. The country occupiessq. km of land and lies between coordinates approximately 28°N and 84°E. There are 14 species of herpetofauna and six species of fish that are endemic to Nepal.

Similarly, one hundred and eight species of spiders are reported to be endemic to Nepal. The updated version of the National Red Data Book of Nepal includes 59 mammal species, bird species, 35 Herpeto species and 34 fish species.

Since it was enlisted at World Heritage site in it has become a central attraction for the Safari tour In Nepal. The Chitwan National Park has a homeland of total 68 spices of mammals, species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna & 49 species of amphibians & reptiles.

A total of 68 species of mammals, species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and species of fish welcomes you to Nepal’s best preserved Chitwan National Park. The southern region of Nepal awaits you with the wildlife experience like no other. Himalayan Environment & Public Health Network (HEPHN) is a non-government and non-profit organization established by a group of academicians and conservation biologists working in various fields such as biodiversity conservation, public health, global climate change etc.

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herpetofauna tend to aggregate (Naniwadekar and Vasudevan ). We examined microhabitats such as leaf litter, dead BHATTARAI ET AL. IRCF REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS • 24(1)–29 • APR Fig. Map showing survey sites at Beeshazar and associated Lakes, a Ramsar site in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

It is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and species of fish have been recorded in the park.

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