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Diversity of wild felids in Merapoh, Pahang


Mohmad Nor, Muhammad Syafiq (2020) Diversity of wild felids in Merapoh, Pahang. Final Year Project thesis, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. (Submitted)


A study on the diversity of wild felids been done in Merapoh, Pahang for two month. The objectives of this study are to classify the diversity of wild felids in Merapoh, Pahang with IUCN status and to update a checklist of wild felids in study site. There were 13 camera traps been used and all the location were located along Sungai Yu, Pahang. The height of the camera traps been installed 50 cm above the ground for small to medium sized of mammals. The habitat been recorded in this study are logging road, ridge, forest trail, old logging road and plantation. From 513 trap nights, there was total 2968 photograph been recorded by the camera trap, but only 0.13% of photographs contain of the wild felids. Four species of Wild Felids been recorded, there were Leopard, Clouded leopard, Asiatic Golden Cat and Leopard cat. There were only one detection for each species. Simpson's Diversity Index and Checklist were been used to analyse the result from the camera trap. As conclusion, this data could be used for conservation of wild felids in Merapoh, Pahang. As recommendations, more camera trap needed to cover other area in Merapoh, Pahang and the study's period should be longer than two month to ensure more result to be captured.

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Item Type: Undergraduate Final Project Report
Collection Type: Final Year Project
Date: 2020
Call Number: SEN 2020 012
Supervisor: Dr. Kamarul Ariffin bin Kambali
Programme: Natural Resources Science
Institution: Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
Faculty/Centre/Office: Faculty of Earth Sciences
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