Phayre’s Langur Conservation Initiative in Bangladesh

Phayre’s Langur (Trachypithecus phayrei) is a globally endangered primate, distributing to Bangladesh, China, India, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam. Wide array of anthropocentric threats are declining its populations. In Bangladesh, the population is thought to have a decline of more than 80% in last 20 years. Though there is no precise and statistically … Continue reading Phayre’s Langur Conservation Initiative in Bangladesh

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Rescue of a Bengal Slow Loris from Durgapur, Netrokona: Are wildlife traders active in northern Bangladesh border area?

Bangladesh Slow Loris Research Team got a special order from Conservator of Forest Zahidul Kabir Sir through Wildlife Inspector Abdullah As Sadique that a Bengal Slow Loris has caught in Durgapur Upazila of Netrokona District and we'll have to go to rescue the individual. 3 members of Bangladesh Slow Loris Research and conservation Project went to location … Continue reading Rescue of a Bengal Slow Loris from Durgapur, Netrokona: Are wildlife traders active in northern Bangladesh border area?

Assessing Population Status, Threats, and Conservation of Bengal Slow Loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in Northeastern forests of Bangladesh

Bengal Slow Loris is a nocturnal, secretive and poorly-studied prosimian primate distributed in south and south-east Asia. Very little is known about its population size, population trends and ecology probably due to their nocturnal habit, cryptic nature and comparatively small body size. Unfortunately the primate is highly threatened by habitat loss, pet trading and using … Continue reading Assessing Population Status, Threats, and Conservation of Bengal Slow Loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) in Northeastern forests of Bangladesh

Bengal Slow Loris (Nycticebus bengalensis)

The Bengal Slow Loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) is locally known as 'Lajjabati Banar' in Bangladesh and NE India what is in English shy monkey probably due to it's cryptic and nocturnal habits. Considered vulnerable globally, however in Bangladesh it is inferred that 50% of it's population has declined over the last two decades and now considered … Continue reading Bengal Slow Loris (Nycticebus bengalensis)