The Himalayan musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster) is an endangered species under IUCN categories and mentioned in the appendix I of the CITES. This species occurs at least in 13 countries of south Asia, east Asia, southeast Asia and eastern Russia including Nepal. Musk deer is patchily distributed in the mountainous region of Nepal. It is greatly suffering from poaching for its musk pod. The book contains the detail description about the status, distribution, habitat ecology and major conservation issues of the Himalayan musk deer based on the research in Manaslu conservation area of western Nepal. Besides these the book will provide the valuable information about the vegetation composition of musk deer habitat including best conservation recommendation. Therefore the book is highly valuable for the wildlife scientists and academicians across the globe.
  • ISBN13: 9783659123276
  • Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Pubilcation Year: 2012
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00052
Publication DateJune 6, 2012
Primary CategoryScience/Life Sciences - Ecology

Himalayan Musk Deer in Manaslu Conservation Area, Nepal

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