Journal of Biodiversity & Endangered Species

ISSN: 2332-2543

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First Confirmed Record of Striped Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena) Den in Nepal


Khanal C, Baniya S and Acharye M

Hyaena is one of the twenty seven mammals species protected by National Park and Wildlife conservation ACT- 1973 of Nepal. Study of hyaena is lacking in Nepal so less information is available about this species in country. A single den was recorded in Kalapani community forest of Deukhuri Valley in Dang District located at the elevation of 282m above sea level. Signs, camera trap images and video confirm the den of striped hyaena which is first confirmed record of Hyaena den in Nepal.


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