1. Use of Cassava Peels and Scarecrows to Control Rodent Damage in ‎Groundnut Fields

Nyamweha Bruce Robin; Ayikobua Geofrey; Candia Geoffrey Levuson; Kabita Kumari Shah; Arjun Subedi; Injila Tiwari; Jiban Shrestha; Nischal Wagle

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 1-11


  Rodents are a big threat in groundnut production. This study was carried out at the Agriculture Unit, Mountains of the Moon University Western Uganda in 2020 to determine the rodent damage using cassava peels and scarecrows in groundnut fields. The experiment was designed in randomized complete block ...  Read More

2. The Status of Wildlife Environmental Conservation in Oba Hills National Park, Nigeria

Wahab M. K. A; Abideen A. Alarape; Adams O. Iyiola

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 12-19


  This study focused on the major threats to the natural environment and wildlife conservation in Oba Hill National Park (OHNP), Osun State, Nigeria. It investigated the management measures such as anthropogenic and land use activities for the protection of wildlife resources in OHNP. The study was conducted ...  Read More

3. Assessment of Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Idanre Forest Reserve, Ondo State, Nigeria

Wahab M. K. A; Komolafe O. K.; Wahab M. J.; Adewumi A. A.

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 20-29


  Balanced site ecology and favorable socio-economic environment are pertinent to sustainable habitat development for wildlife conservation. The study investigated the causes, levels of livelihood, and levels of human-wildlife conflict and constraints of Idanre forest reserve. Reconnaissance survey was ...  Read More

4. Habitat preferences of Testudo graeca, Linnaeus 1758 (Testudines; Testudinidae) with a new locality record from eastern Black Sea region of Turkey

Muammer Kurnaz; Ali İhsan Eroğlu

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 30-38


  Each species is unique in the area it lives in and while they are distributed in these areas, they are affected by many biotic and abiotic variables. These factors both create all the life requirements of the species in the habitats they live in and reveal the ecological barrier of the species between ...  Read More

5. The potential distribution and a new locality record of Roughtail Rock Agama (Stellagama stellio) from northwestern Anatolıa

Mehmet Kursat Sahin

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 39-48


  Reptiles have been distributed in limited or wide areas, therefore it is well known that distribution dynamics are affected by several abiotic and biotic factors. While this situation constituted their habitat requirements, it also provides the suitable conditions that species can maintain their population ...  Read More

6. Unusual mating behavior of Apathya cappadocica in the winter season from southeastern Anatolia

Mehmet Kursat Sahin

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 49-53


  Ectothermic organisms, like terrestrial reptiles have very strong physiological tendency to maintain a stable internal environment with buffering the effects of outer conditions. However, they mostly tend to regulate their homeostasis in winter season via hibernation strategy. The members of family Lacertidae ...  Read More