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  • Title
    Organochlorine insecticide poisoning in Golden Langurs Trachypithecus geei
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Organochlorine insecticide poisoning was recorded in three Golden Langurs (Trachypithecus geei) in Chakrashila Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) in Kokrajhar district of Assam during the month of December, 2008. The poisoning was due to prolonged ingestion of rubber plant leaves sprayed with the insecticide in a rubber plantation adjacent to the sanctuary. Though no specific gross lesions were observed, histopathologically, centilobular hepatic necrosis, mild renal degeneration, necrotic enteritis, pulmonary congestion and neuronal degeneration were recorded in all three animals.
    Attribution
    Pathak D.C. (2011). Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(3) pp. 1959-1960; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2412.1959-60