This follows escapes in past years by two Bongo Deer, a ring-tailed Lemur, a Lion-Tailed Macaque
and a Prairie Dog.
It has also put a spotlight on species like the Odisha Olive Ridley Turtle, Indian /Odisha Elephant, the Indian Rhino, the Nilgiri Tahr, the Bengal Tiger, the Blackbuck, Snow and the Lion-Tailed Macaque
to name a few," the statement added.
One such species is the lion-tailed macaque
. Readers would recall that it is found only in what is known as the Silent Valley in Palakkad district.
Several species have been removed from the list -- now in its seventh edition -- because of improved status, among them India's Lion-Tailed Macaque
(Macaca silenus) and Madagascar's Greater Bamboo Lemur (Prolemur simus), which appeared on the first six lists, but has now been taken off thanks to the great increase of interest generated by its appearance as a top 25 species.
A sampling of topics: evaluating the profitability of being green, environmental sustainability in wafer fabrication plants, captive breeding as a tool for conservation of endangered species (comparative case study of the lion-tailed macaque
), a socio-economic analysis of fishery sustainability in Singapore, and timber shortage and the sustainability of the Malaysian furniture industry.
Here the state's 12 wildlife sanctuaries and two national parks protect rare species such as the Nilgiri tahr, lion-tailed macaque
and atlas moth--the world's largest.
FOTA Wildlife Park is playing a name game after the birth of a baby lion-tailed macaque