Current status of Mammals in District Buner Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Department of Zoology, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Buner Campus), Pakistan
International Journal of Molecular Evolution and Biodiversity, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 1 doi: 10.5376/ijmeb.2014.04.0001
Received: 07 Nov., 2014 Accepted: 09 Dec., 2014 Published: 30 Dec., 2014
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Current study was conducted in District Buner Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the period of January to October 2014. During the current study the mammals identified were Grey Goral, Porcupine, Fox, Monkey, Wild boar, Jackal, Hare and Bat. Among these species the Grey Goral was found threatened. The main causes of the species declining in the study area were deforestation, overpopulation and over hunting. Protective measurements are required to save the mammalian fauna of district Buner.
Mammalian fauna; Buner; Pakistan
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