By B.K. Sharma,Seema Kulshreshtha,Asad R. Rahmani
This is the 1st ever huge and clinical documentation of the faunal wealth of the Indian wasteland kingdom of Rajasthan. This quantity, the 1st of 2, presents history on Rajasthan and covers species range and distribution of fauna. A scholarly contribution to the sector of data, it presents novel and important info at the vertebrate faunal history of India’s biggest nation.
Broadly falling below the Indo-Malaya Ecozone, the 3 significant biomes of Rajasthan contain deserts and xeric shrublands, tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests, and tropical and subtropical wet broadleaf forests. The corresponding ecoregions to the above biomes are, respectively, the Thar wasteland and northwestern thorn scrub forests, the Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests, and the higher Gangtic Plains wet deciduous forests. opposite to well known trust, the well known Thar or nice Indian wilderness occupies just a a part of the kingdom. Rajasthan is diagonally divided through the Aravalli mountain levels into arid and semi-arid areas. The latter have a staggering number of hugely various and targeted but fragile ecosystems comprising lush eco-friendly fields, marshes, grasslands, rocky patches and hilly terrains, dense forests, the southern plateau, clean water wetlands, and salt lakes.
Apart from the floral richness, there's faunal abundance from fishes to mammals. during this quantity, some of the flagship and threatened species are defined within the 24 chapters penned via first-class flora and fauna specialists and lecturers. the area recognized heronry, tiger reserves, flora and fauna sanctuaries and a few threat-ridden biodiversity wealthy parts shall definitely draw the eye of readers from round the world.
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Faunal Heritage of Rajasthan, India: General Background and Ecology of Vertebrates: 1 by B.K. Sharma,Seema Kulshreshtha,Asad R. Rahmani