A wild boar hunting: Predation on a bonnet macaque by a wild boar in the Bandipur National Park, southern India

Shreejata, Gupta and Sinha, Anindya (2014) A wild boar hunting: Predation on a bonnet macaque by a wild boar in the Bandipur National Park, southern India. Current Science, 106 (9). pp. 1186-1187. ISSN 0011-3891

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    Abstract: A ‘predator’ is defined as ‘an animal that naturally preys on others’1. Wild boars Sus scrofa are generally not recorded as natural predators of bonnet macaques, Macaca radiata. We report here an adult wild boar hunting and eating an adult bonnet macaque in the Reception area of the Bandipur National Park, Karnataka on 5 December 2013.
    Item Type: Article
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    Subjects: School of Natural and Engineering Sciences > Animal Behaviour
    Programmes > Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation
    Divisions: Schools > Natural Sciences and Engineering
    Depositing User: K Rajesh
    Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2015 06:03
    Last Modified: 10 Sep 2015 06:03
    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/668

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