Advertisement

Topics

Habitat overlap between Asiatic black bear Ursus thibetanus and red panda Ailurus fulgens in Himalaya.

08:00 EDT 6th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Habitat overlap between Asiatic black bear Ursus thibetanus and red panda Ailurus fulgens in Himalaya."

Studying habitat overlap between sympatric species is one of the best ways to identify interspecies relationships and to direct conservation efforts so that multiple species can benefit. However, studies exploring interspecies relationships are very limited in Nepal, making it difficult for the government of Nepal and conservation partners to manage wildlife in their habitats, especially in Himalayan protected areas. In this study, we identified habitat overlap between Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) and red panda (Ailurus fulgens) as well as important habitat types for both species in the Makalu Barun National Park, Nepal using Maximum Entropy (MaxEnt) modeling. GPS points of species occurrence were collected from the field, and environmental variables were extracted from freely available sources. We found that the study area contained 647 km2 of Asiatic black bear habitat and 443 km2 of the red panda habitat. 368 km2 supported both species, which constituted 57% of the Asiatic black bear habitat and 83% of the red panda habitat. We found that conifer forest was the most important habitat type for both species. Because the largest portions of both species' habitat were located inside the buffer zone, a peripheral zone of national park, conservation efforts for these sympatric species should be focused inside the buffer zone to be most effective.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0203697

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [2316 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

High genetic diversity and distinct ancient lineage of Asiatic black bears revealed by non-invasive surveys in the Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal.

Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus) have a widespread distribution in mountain landscapes, and are considered vulnerable globally, but are low-priority species for conservation in Nepal. Habitat fr...

Cardiorespiratory effects of medetomidine and dexmedetomidine combined with tiletamine-zolazepam for the immobilization of Asiatic black bears (Ursus thibetanus) under isoflurane general anesthesia.

The aim of this paper was to compare the cardiorespiratory effects of the two combinations (medetomidine-tiletamine-zolazepam (MTZ) or dexmedetomidine-tiletamine-zolazepam (DTZ)) used for Asiatic blac...

Understanding the prevalence of bear part consumption in Cambodia: A comparison of specialised questioning techniques.

The trade in bear parts for medicine and for status is a conservation challenge throughout Asia. The Asiatic black bear (Ursus thibetanus) and the sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) are endemic to this re...

Treatment of Sarcoptic Mange in an American Black Bear ( Ursus americanus) with a Single Oral Dose of Fluralaner.

Sarcoptic mange in American black bears ( Ursus americanus) is a recent topic of concern in the mid-Atlantic US as accounts of affected bears have increased in recent years. We describe a black bear w...

AORTIC ANEURYSM, DISSECTION, AND RUPTURE IN SIX BILE-FARMED BEARS.

Across China and Southeast Asia, over 17,000 bears are currently farmed for bile, predominantly for traditional Chinese medicines. Bears on farms in China are cage confined and undergo repeated daily ...

Clinical Trials [423 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Comparison of Overlap and End-to-End Repair in Anal Sphincter Rupture During Delivery

Rupture of the external anal sphincter occurs in about 4% percent of deliveries. It is not clear from other studies whether the results concerning anal function, e.g. fecal continence, are...

Golden Black Seed: Support of Metabolic Health and General Wellness.

To document effects of consuming Golden Black Seed (brand: New Chapter Inc.) on metabolic health and wellness in human subjects. Golden Black Seed contains extracts from the turmeric root...

Initiation of Non- Invasive Ventilation at Home Versus Hospital Among Patients With Overlap Syndrome

The study is based on the assumption that in the Overlap Syndrome, the introduction at home of the NIV is as effective in terms of compliance and clinical and gazometric improvement, and l...

Black Cohosh as Alternative Therapy for Treating Menopause-Related Anxiety

This study will determine the effectiveness of the herb black cohosh for treating menopause-related anxiety symptoms in women. Study hypotheses: 1) Black cohosh will have a superior anti-...

"Overlap Syndrome and PSC: Evaluating Role of Gut Microflora and Its Identification With Antibiotics in Children"

Based upon the possible implication of microbiota and abnormal microbial metabolites such as altered bile acids, in the pathogenesis of PSC, emerging data suggests that oral antibiotics, s...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A malocclusion in which maxillary incisor and canine teeth project over the mandiblar teeth excessively. The overlap is measured perpendicular to the occlusal plane and is also called vertical overlap. When the overlap is measured parallel to the occlusal plane it is referred to as overjet.

A genus of Old World monkeys, subfamily COLOBINAE, family CERCOPITHECIDAE, that inhabits the forests of Africa. It consists of eight species: C. angolensis (Angolan colobus), C. badius or C. rufomitratus (Red or Bay colobus), C. guereza (Guereza or Eastern black-and-white colobus), C. kirkii (Kirk's colobus), C. polykomos (King colobus or Western black-and-white colobus), C. satanas (Black colobus), and C. verus (Olive colobus). Some authors recognize Procolobus as a separate genus and then the olive colobus is recognized as the species P. verus.

The black substance in the ventral midbrain or the nucleus of cells containing the black substance. These cells produce DOPAMINE, an important neurotransmitter in regulation of the sensorimotor system and mood. The dark colored MELANIN is a by-product of dopamine synthesis.

A common spice from fruit of PIPER NIGRUM. Black pepper is picked unripe and heaped for a few days to ferment. White Pepper is the ripe fruit dehulled by maceration in water. Piperine is a key component used medicinally to increase gastrointestinal assimilation of other supplements and drugs.

A species of trematode flukes of the family Opisthorchidae. Many authorities consider this genus belonging to Opisthorchis. It is common in China and other Asiatic countries. Snails and fish are the intermediate hosts.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article