International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017

Study of Reproductive Behavior of Adult Male (Crocodile) in Kotmi Sonar of Janjgir Champa (C.G.)

Kavita Gabel [4] | Manoj Gabhel [7]

Abstract: Crocodile has been categorized as a vulnerable species in the Red List of IUCN and is placed under schedule 1 of the Wild Life Protection Act, 1972. To protect Crocodiles a Crocodile Conservation Park has been established by The Govt. of Chhattisgarh in Munda pond of Kotmi Sonar, District Janjgir - Champa, (C. G. ) India. The physicochemical conditions of Munda pond provide an optimal conditions for, growth and vital activities for this species, Crocodylus palustris. The population of Crocodylus palustris is gradually increasing up to 378. The establishment of incubation centre, artificial hatchery and other technical facilities helps in the increasing population of Crocodylus palustris. The potentialities of Crocodile Park showed explored from point of view of knowledge, research activities and ecotourism as well

Keywords: Conservation, Eco tourism, vulnerable species

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 1, January 2017,

Pages: 596 - 599

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