TITLE

Status of Macaca silenus in the Kudremukh Forest Complex, Karnataka, India

AUTHOR(S)
Kumara, H. N.; Singh, Vijay Ranjan
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
International Journal of Primatology;Jun2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p773
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We assessed the population status of endangered lion-tailed macaques ( Macaca silenus) in the rain forests of Kudremukh Forest complex (Kudremukh National Park, Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary and Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary), Western Ghats, Karnataka in January 2007. We performed a census of 20 groups in Kudremukh NP, 4 groups in Someshwara WS, and 6 groups in Mookambika WS. We estimated the population size as ca. 451 individuals in the 3 parks. The forests of Kudremukh NP and Someshwara WS are continuous, and the present finding of 24 groups in a single continuous forest confirms the existence of another significant population of lion-tailed macaques.
ACCESSION #
32587278

 

Related Articles

  • Distribution, Demography, and Conservation of Lion-tailed Macaques ( Macaca silenus) in the Anamalai Hills Landscape, Western Ghats, India. Kumara, Honnavalli; Sasi, R.; Suganthasakthivel, R.; Singh, Mewa; Sushma, H.; Ramachandran, K.; Kaumanns, Werner // International Journal of Primatology;Oct2014, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p976 

    The status of the endemic and endangered lion-tailed macaque ( Macaca silenus) has not been properly assessed in several regions of the Western Ghats of southern India. We conducted a study in Parambikulam Forest Reserve in the state of Kerala to determine the distribution, demography, and...

  • The Lions OF THE Trees. GUPTA, TRISHA // Smithsonian;Dec2014, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p40 

    A personal narrative is presented in which the author discusses her experiences observing endangered lion-tailed macaques in their habitat in southwestern India.

  • Distribution, Habitat Correlates, and Conservation of Loris lydekkerianus in Karnataka, India. Kumara, H. N.; Singh, Mewa; Kumar, Shanthala // International Journal of Primatology;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p941 

    We surveyed slender lorises (Loris lydekkerianus) in Karnataka, south India intermittently during November 2001–July 2004 and estimated their relative abundance via direct sightings. Two subspecies, Loris lydekkerianus lydekkerianus and L. l. malabaricus, with different morphological...

  • The Emergence of an Important Hawaiian Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi) Pupping Area at Kalaupapa, Moloka'i, in the Main Hawaiian Islands. Brown, Eric; Hughes, Guy; Watanuki, Randall; Johanos, Thea C.; Wurth, Tracy // Aquatic Mammals;Sep2011, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p319 

    The Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauin-slandi) is one of the most endangered marine mammals on earth, with the majority (90%) of the population found in the relatively uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) and the remaining 10% in the heavily developed main Hawaiian Islands (MHI)....

  • Home Range Analysis of Hawaiian Monk Seals (Monachus schauinslandi) Based on Colony, Age, and Sex. Curtice, Corrie; Schick, Robert S.; Dunn, Daniel C.; Halpin, Patrick N. // Aquatic Mammals;Sep2011, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p360 

    Low survival rates of juveniles in populations of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands are believed to be the leading cause of the species' decline. One hypothesis is that younger seals are starving due to poor foraging success. Because...

  • Western Arunachal Pradesh offering prime home to the endangered red panda. Srivastava, Tanushree; Dutta, Pijush Kumar // Current Science (00113891);7/25/2010, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p155 

    The article focuses on the presence of endangered red panda in Arunachal Pradesh, India. A highly specialized niche is occupied by the red panda which is under the protection of Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife Act of 1972 and listed in Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in...

  • Demography and dynamics of mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni in the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Mamo, Yosef; Pinard, Michelle A.; Bekele, Afework // Current Zoology;2010, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p660 

    We studied the population dynamics of endangered mountain nyala Tragelaphus buxtoni between 2003-2005 in the Bale Mountains National Park. Line-transect sampling and total count methods were used to gather data on demographics and movement patterns. The population's age-group composition was 58%...

  • Untitled 8.  // Zoobooks;Feb2015, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p16 

    The article raises concern over decreasing population of camels around the world. Topics discussed include the future of dromedaries and Bactrian camels that is tied to the future of nomads in Africa and Asia; year, decreasing number of nomads in the world affecting camel population; and the...

  • Short-Term Dispersal Response of an Endangered Australian Lizard Varies with Time of Year. Ebrahimi, Mehregan; Bull, C. Michael // PLoS ONE;Aug2014, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p1 

    Dispersal is an important component in the demography of animal populations. Many animals show seasonal changes in their tendency to disperse, reflecting changes in resource availability, mating opportunities, or in population age structure at the time when new offspring enter the population....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics