Batman Universitesi Yasam Bilimleri Dergisi
Cilt 6, Sayı 1  Ocak-Haziran 2016  (ISSN: 2147-4877, E-ISSN: 2459-0614)

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1451063039 Distribution of Indian Crested Porcupine Hystrix indica (Kerr, 1792) (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Batman Province

In this study, it is aimed to detect the statue of Hystrix indica (Kerr, 1792) in Batman province. H. indica (Indian crested porcupine) is placed under the category of “least concern” (LC) species in the IUCN Red List, however it is a near threatened (NT) rodent species in Turkey. The bio-ecological properties and protection measures of H. indica, which was investigated by direct and indirect observation techniques between the years of 2014 and 2015 in the province of Batman, were recorded in this study.