The importance of trans-boundary conservation of the Asiatic Elephant Elephas maximus in Patharia Hills Reserve Forest, northeastern India

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Nazimur Rahman Talukdar
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0667-460X
Parthankar Choudhury
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9485-8854
Rofik Ahmed Barbhuiya
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4683-8154

Abstract

The lives of Asiatic Elephants in the Patharia Hills Reserve Forest of Barak Valley, Assam are at risk. Due to serious anthropogenic pressures, human-elephant interactions have increased tremendously during recent decades. It is time conservation of the species is initiated along the Indo-Bangladesh trans-boundary line, especially their habitats and migratory corridor which can help the conservation of  elephants and other species as well.

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Talukdar, N.R., Choudhury, P. and Barbhuiya, R.A. 2019. The importance of trans-boundary conservation of the Asiatic Elephant Elephas maximus in Patharia Hills Reserve Forest, northeastern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 11, 1 (Jan. 2019), 13168–13170. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4245.11.1.13168-13170.
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Talukdar, N.R. & P. Choudhury (in press). Factors driving attitude, perception, and intentions of local people towards conflict causing large Mammal: A case study of the Asiatic Elephant (Elephas maximus) in Patharia Hills Reserve Forest, North-East India. Plos One. Accepted manuscript.