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  • Title
    Food habits of the Leopard Panthera pardus in Dachigam National Park, Kashmir, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Food habits of the Leopard Panthera pardus were studied in Dachigam National Park from August 2003 - to July 2005 by analyzing 96 scats. The scats were collected by walking regular transects in the field. Scat analysis examination showed that dog (21%), langur (21%), hangul (18.4%) and rodents (15.7%) were the major constituents of the leopard diet, with cattle, sheep and goats contributing significantly (18.3%) during summer months. Serow (0.8%) and birds (0.8%) were least represented in the diet of the leopard.
    Attribution
    Shah G.M., Jan U., Bhat B.A., Ahmad F., Ahmad J. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(1) pp. 184-185; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o1833.184-5