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  • Title
    Notes on the distribution, habitat, and behavior of Northern Tree Shrew Tupaia belangeri (Mammalia: Scandentia: Tupaiidae) in Tripura, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A preliminary note on the habitat characteristics and the foraging behavior of Northern Tree Shrew, Tupaia belangeri (Wager, 1841), from Tripura is provided. 
    Attribution
    Majumder Joydeb, Agarwala B.K. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7) pp. 6841-6842; doi:10.11609/jott.1799.6841-6842
  • Title
    A study on the behavior and colonization of translocated Greater One-horned Rhinos Rhinoceros unicornis (Mammalia: Perissodactyla: Rhinocerotidae) during 90 days from their release at Manas National Park, Assam India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Under the Indian Rhino Vision 2020, 18 wild Greater One-horned Rhinos Rhinoceros unicornis were translocated from two rhino bearing areas, Kaziranga National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park within the state of Assam, from 2008 to 2012. Following the release, the rhinos were closely monitored through radio tracking and direct observation to record their colonization pattern and behavioral adaptation to the new environment. Out of the 18 rhinos released at Manas, 16 (89%) rhinos dispersed in approximately the same direction from the release sites. The rhinos released from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary strayed more when compared to the rhinos from Kaziranga National Park. This paper describes the behavior patterns observed in Manas National Park, which may provide a useful alternative approach for future rhino translocation.
    Attribution
    Dutta Deba Kumar, Mahanta Rita (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(7) pp. 6864-6877; doi:10.11609/jott.1848.6864-6877
  • Title
    Sightings and behavioral observations of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) along Chennai coast, Bay of Bengal
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Boat-based surveys were used to investigate the presence of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins Sousa chinensis along the coast of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Notes were collected on behavior, group size, coloration patterns and group composition on sighting cetaceans during the surveys. Four groups of Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins were sighted near-shore in the month of February 2011, between 10-25 m depth with an average group size of 20 individuals of which 10 individuals were photo-identifiable. Dominant group behavior was aerial display, feeding and traveling. This study gives a basic idea of presence, threats and habitat use of Humpback Dolphin areas along Chennai coast.
    Attribution
    Muralidharan R. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 15(5) pp. 5002-5006; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3454.5002-6