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Conservation status of wild mammals in Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, the Western Ghats, India

@inproceedings{Kumara2012ConservationSO,
  title={Conservation status of wild mammals in Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, the Western Ghats, India},
  author={H. N. Kumara and S. Rathnakumar and R. Sasi and M. K. Singh},
  year={2012}
}
  • H. N. Kumara, S. Rathnakumar, +1 author M. K. Singh
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • For proper management of a wildlife reserve, it is essential to get estimates of occurrence, abundance, density and biomass of herbivores that in turn determine the density of carnivores. The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary (BRT WLS) is a critical conservation region as it is a living bridge between the Eastern and the Western Ghats of southern India. We made repeated walks of 795.5 km on 33 random line transects covering a total distance of 93 km in the sanctuary. During these… CONTINUE READING
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