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Diversity of Amphibian in Ghodaghodi Lake Complex, Kailali, Nepal. PDF.
A field survey was conducted in Ghodaghodi Lake Area in September-October, 2009 for 28 days in order to document the diversity and conservation issues of the amphibians in the area. Walk through survey, interview with local people and literature review methods were used to gather information. The amphibians recorded from the study area belong to a total of 1 Order, 3 Families 7 Genera and 8 Species. Among the recorded species the maximum percentage was found to be attained by Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis (83.6%). Out of 8 species of amphibian recorded from the study area one species (Limnonectes teraiensis) has been recorded for the first time. The study also discusses potential threats to the turtles in the area especially due to anthropogenic activities.


1. Documentation of herpetofauna of Nepal
2. Cooperation with different stakes of society to disseminate information regarding the status and immediate needs for the conservation of herpetofauna and their habitats
3. Turtle conservation works in low lands of Nepal

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