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By B.K. Sharma,Seema Kulshreshtha,Asad R. Rahmani

This is the 1st ever huge and clinical documentation of the faunal wealth of the Indian barren region nation of Rajasthan. This quantity, the 1st of 2, presents history on Rajasthan and covers species range and distribution of fauna. A scholarly contribution to the sector of information, it presents novel and important info at the vertebrate faunal historical past of India’s biggest kingdom.

Broadly falling less than the Indo-Malaya Ecozone, the 3 significant biomes of Rajasthan contain deserts and xeric shrublands, tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests, and tropical and subtropical wet broadleaf forests. The corresponding ecoregions to the above biomes are, respectively, the Thar desolate tract and northwestern thorn scrub forests, the Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests, and the higher Gangtic Plains wet deciduous forests. opposite to well known trust, the well known Thar or nice Indian wilderness occupies just a a part of the kingdom. Rajasthan is diagonally divided by means of the Aravalli mountain levels into arid and semi-arid areas. The latter have a wonderful number of hugely varied and designated but fragile ecosystems comprising lush eco-friendly fields, marshes, grasslands, rocky patches and hilly terrains, dense forests, the southern plateau, clean water wetlands, and salt lakes.

Apart from the floral richness, there's faunal abundance from fishes to mammals. during this quantity, a few of the flagship and threatened species are defined within the 24 chapters penned via firstclass flora and fauna specialists and teachers. the area well-known heronry, tiger reserves, natural world sanctuaries and a few threat-ridden biodiversity wealthy components shall definitely draw the eye of readers from round the world.

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