STATUS, POPULATION SIZE AND CONSERVATION OF RHESUS MONKEY, MACACA MULATTA (ZIMMERMAN, 1780) IN DUMRAON, BIHAR, INDIA

Suday Prasad, Reyaz Ahmad and M. B. Thakur Veer Kunwar Singh College of Agriculture, Dumraon – 802136 Bihar, India (Email: sudayprasad@yahoo.co.in)Received: 20-09-2018 Accepted: 01-11-2018 AbstractDumraon is one of the oldest municipalities of Bihar and one of India’s oldest princely states. Among mammals, Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) is one of the best-known species of old world monkeys. There are numerous populations of non-human primates (M. mulatta) living around the Rajgardh fort Dumraon, Buxar (Bihar). However, presently they are losing conservational support with rapid increases Read More …