Canine Distemper Virus (CDV): an emerging threat to Nepal’s wildlife

Keywords: canine distemper, carnivores, conservation, feral dogs, mass extinction

Abstract

In this article, we have described the urgency of research on CDV in the domestic and feral dogs roaming in and around the protected areas of Nepal where the already threatened wildlife have been struggling for their existence from the immense anthropogenic pressures.

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Author Biographies

Roshan Babu Adhikari, Animal Research Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal

and Third Pole Conservancy, Bhaktapur-10, Pipeline, Nepal

Ganga Ram Regmi, Third Pole Conservancy, Bhaktapur-10, Pipeline, Nepal

and Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Published
2020-06-30
How to Cite
Adhikari, R., Shrestha, M., Puri, G., Regmi, G., & Ghimire, T. (2020). Canine Distemper Virus (CDV): an emerging threat to Nepal’s wildlife. Applied Science and Technology Annals, 1(1), 149-154. https://doi.org/10.3126/asta.v1i1.30294
Section
Thematic Opinions: Emerging Trends