1. Spatio-temporal patterns of wildlife attacks on humans in Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Ashok Bhandari; Sistata Bagale; Thakur Silwal; Megharaj Paudel

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 1-20


  In this study, we investigated the rate of wildlife attack incidence in and around Chitwan National Park in Nepal during the period of 2014-2018. Our findings indicated that the attacks from different animals ranged from 27 to 56, with an average of 38.8 attacks annually. Among the seven attacking animals, ...  Read More

2. Foam to Home: Factors influencing foam nest formation and larval development of Chirixalus simus Annandale, 1915.

Niloy Mandal; Rakesh Ghosh; Suman Pratihar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 21-28


  During Covid -19 nationwide lockdown we have studied the foam nest formation and reproductive behaviour of Chirixalus simus Annandale, 1915in West Bengal, India.Temperature and humidity are two key factors regulating nest formation. Few plants are preferred over others for nest formation during early ...  Read More

3. Temporal Characteristics and Patterns of Sea Surface Temperature and Chlorophyll in the Ligurian Sea (NW Mediterranean)

Fethi Bengil

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 29-37


  Global warming is a well-known phenomenon, that increasing average of temperature. ‎Oceans are affected directly from this phenomenon with changing its abiotic and biotic ‎components. The Mediterranean Sea is known as the strongest warming sea in the world, ‎therefore, there is big concern ...  Read More

4. Distribution and habitat preference of the Red Panda in Lamtang ‎National Park of Nepal

Nikesh Kathayat; Sami Shrestha; Surya Khadka; Jiban Shrestha

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 38-51


  The study was carried out in Ghyangphedi Buffer Zone area of Lamtang National Park (LNP), Nepal. ‎The objectives of this study were to identify habitat type, draw a distribution map of Red panda, and ‎know its conservation threats in Ghyangphedi, Lamtang National Park. Circular plots with a radius ...  Read More

5. The mammalian fauna of two protected areas in Adana Province: Akyatan Wildlife Development Area (Karataş) and Aleppo Pinery (Yumurtalık)

Ahmet Karataş; Mehmet Arslan

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 52-65


  In the study, the mammalian fauna of the two protected areas (Akyatan Wildlife Development Area and Aleppo Pinery) in Adana Province were investigated. Some animals were directly observed or determined by indirect methods such as footprint, faeces, and burrow. Additionally, three photo-traps, set on ...  Read More

6. Investigation on some heavy metals' accumulation (Cd, Zn, Cr, Vn) in the muscle and hepatic tissues of the Persian Jird and Mole vole

Mustafa Hadavand; Amir Ansari; Mansoureh Shayeghi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 66-71


  Rodents are a group of mammals that have always been considered as bio-indicators for ecosystems' health. This study has been designed to do so and to investigate the changing way of element absorption measurements like Cadmium, Vanadium, Chromium, and Zinc in the muscle and liver of Meriones persicus ...  Read More

7. Breeding biology of Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei Breme 1839) in West Azerbaijan province, Iran

Mohammad Ahmadi; Morteza Naderi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Summer 2020, Pages 72-79


  From April 2014 to March 2015, we investigated Slender-billed Gull breeding biology in multiple temporal islands located in the Shahid Kazemi dam, Bukan, West Azerbaijan province, Iran. During the study period, we monitored a single breeding colony of the Nazargah Island (0.026 sq km) of Shahid Kazemi ...  Read More