Mammals of Western Ghats: A simplistic overview

  title={Mammals of Western Ghats: A simplistic overview},
  author={P. O. Nameer and S. Molur and S. Walker},
  journal={Zoos' Print Journal},
  • P. O. Nameer, S. Molur, S. Walker
  • Published 2001
  • Geography
  • Zoos' Print Journal
  • 629 Abstract Being one of the 25 hotspots of the world, Western Ghats is a storehouse of endemic flora and fauna, whose endemicity increases with decreasing body size. Mammals are well represented in this chain of mountains with 137 species of which 16 are found no other place on earth. This paper presents a thorough checklist of mammals of Western Ghats along with the status (according to the 1994 IUCN Red List Criteria) of the taxa in Western Ghats (if endemic) or in India/overall… CONTINUE READING
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