Faunal Heritage of Rajasthan, India

Faunal Heritage of Rajasthan, India

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The state of Rajasthan in India ranks very high in biodiversity and contains several different types of ecosystems. It has implications for ecology and conservation in many areas of the world. The state of Rajasthan broadly falls under the Indomalaya ecozone- one of the eight ecozones dividing eartha€™s land surface. Indomalaya has 03-major biomes in Rajasthan, namely, Deserts and Xeric Shrublands, Tropical and Sub-tropical Dry Broadleaf Forests and Tropical and Sub-tropical Moist Broadleaf Forests. Further, the ecoregions which are covered under these biomes are North Western Thorn Scrub Forests and the Thar Desert; Khathiar-Gir Dry Deciduous Forests and the Upper Gangetic Plains Moist Deciduous Forests respectively. This is the first ever kaleidoscopic work on the compilation and documentation of the faunal wealth of Rajasthan.Ali S (2002) The book of Indian birds, 13th edn. BNHS-Oxford ... 7, p 100 Batten Peter (1976) Living trophies. Crowell ... Bond Ruskin (2007) The tribes on my frontier. Penguin ... Black Kite Publication, Ranikhet, India, p 267 Ellerman J, Morrison-Scott T (1951) Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian mammals (1758 to 1946).

Title:Faunal Heritage of Rajasthan, India
Author:B.K. Sharma, Seema Kulshreshtha, Asad R. Rahmani
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-09-14


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