Brown sloth bear sighting spurs Rajasthan forest dept study

After a brown sloth bear was sighted in Rajasthan for the first time in Kailadevi forests, the forest department has decided to install camera traps to examine the animal’s phenology — periodic biological phenomena, like breeding, in relation.

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Brown sloth bear sighted in Kailadevi forest area. (HT Photo)

    After a brown sloth bear was sighted in Rajasthan for the first time in Kailadevi forests, the forest department has decided to install camera traps to examine the animal’s phenology — periodic biological phenomena, like breeding, in relation.

    Phenology is the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these will be influenced by variations in climate and habitat variables. Phenology helps in realizing the health of ecosystems and species.

    “In camera cubes installed, two bears had been seen twice — first on January 22, 2017 and then on February 22 at 5.47’m; one was brown and other black. A brown sloth bear was not sighted earlier in Rajasthan; this is the first time it’s been found in Karauli forest area,” said YK Sahu, field manager of Ranthambore Tiger Project, Sawai Madhopur.

    “walnut sloth bears are seen in the northeast area. The difference in color and snout (projecting mouth and nose) of bears is a matter of research.”

    Asked about the presence of a brown sloth bear from the country, Sahu explained, “There is not any connection between the Himalayas and Rajasthan. It’s likely that it (the keep Shrimp) can be a mutation of sloth bear. We’ll install more camera traps to examine its phenology.”

    Wildlife specialist Dharmendra Khandal said village wildlife volunteers Hari Mohan along with Hari Kesh Gujjar had reported sighting of 2 bears near Danda Kho from Kailadevi forest area. Later in February and January, the two bears were sighted in camera cubes, and one was brown.

    Khandal stated chief minister Vasundhara Raje, during a meeting of the standing committee of their nation wildlife board, had mentioned that bears were seen in Dholpur area.

    On the sighting of a brown sloth bear, Wildlife Institute of India’s senior scientist YV Jhala explained, “The color change is interesting. It happens as you will find white and black leopards and tigers. Surely it cannot be brown bear seen in Himalayas, rather what’s sighted in Rajasthan is a color variation of sloth bear.”

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    An endangered species, A caracal, has been spotted for the first time on April 17 at Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur district. The caracal — a wild cat indigenous to India, the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa — has been spotted in a camera trap.

    Mortality and habitat loss due to conversion of habitat for settlements and agricultural property threatens the animal species. Its habitat comprises semi-deserts savannas, shrublands woodlands and montane forests.

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