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Characterizing the Picornavirus Landscape among Synanthropic Nonhuman Primates in Bangladesh, 2007 to 2008
TLDR
Enterovirus and parechoviruses may be transmitted between humans and synanthropic NHP in Bangladesh, but the directionality of transmission is unknown and may have important implications for the health of both human and NHP populations.
Genesis of Influenza A(H5N8) Viruses
TLDR
Analysis of viruses from domestic ducks at Tanguar haor, Bangladesh, showed genetic similarities with other viruses from wild birds in central Asia, suggesting their potential role in the genesis of A(H5N8) clade 2.3.4.
Naturally Acquired Picornavirus Infections in Primates at the Dhaka Zoo
TLDR
Data suggest that nonhuman primates (NHP) may play a role in the maintenance and transmission of diverse picornaviruses in Bangladesh, and found that specific serotypes tended to persist over time, suggesting either persistent infection of individuals or cycles of reinfection.
Distribution of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Bangladesh: Inter-population Variation in Group Size and Composition
TLDR
Rhesus macaques in urban areas were found mostly near Hindu communities, while smaller groups were found in the central deciduous forests, which was found to support the largest groups.
Habitat Characteristics of the Endangered Hoolock Gibbons of Bangladesh: The Role of Plant Species Richness
Hoolock gibbons (Hoolock hoolock) are endangered small apes occurring in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, and south China. All known populations have undergone declines primarily due to habitat
Morphometric Assessment of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) from Bangladesh
TLDR
The data indicate that Bangladeshi rhesus are morphologically similar to populations in South Asia, particularly India, and distinct from rhesUS macaques originating in China, and relative to the South Asian population samples, the rhesu macaques originate from China are distinct morphometrically.
FISHING WITH OTTERS: A TRADITIONAL CONSERVATION PRACTICE IN BANGLADESH
Fishing with otters has been practiced in Bangladesh for the last two hundred years. This traditional practice plays an important role in otter conservation in Bangladesh. Among the three species of
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