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Analysis of Data on Snakes Diversity and Ecological Status from Aurangabad District, (MS) India

By Chandrakant V. Sirsat, Meena U. Patil and Vijay Ujiwal

Abstract

Ecologically snakes are the very important organisms. However, now a day this animal of suborder Ophidia is on the verge of threat. Whatever may be the snakes exposed, observed or reported by the local people in resident area or all around the human habitations, are caught by an expert, authorized snake catchers and as per the guidelines of wildlife and forest department rescued and released into the proper habitat for the survival of the individual species. This work is most important for the enrichment of the individual species survival and will helps to provide information, awareness and conservation of fauna in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state about snakes of Aurangabad district, Maharashtra. This data collected for three years from June 2012 to May 2015. Analysis of data showed that, there are 16 species of snakes in Aurangabad district, belonging to five families out of which only 04 were poisonous, 02 were semi- poisonous and remaining 10 were non-poisonous

Topics: Diversity, snakes, poisonous, non-poisonous, resident, forest, niche., Science (General), Q1-390, Science, Q
Publisher: RUt Printer and Publisher
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:8c8c38e645c445228e505b45f002c891
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