A contemporary checklist of mammals at Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh
Pakke Tiger Reserve (PTR) a protected area in Arunachal Pradesh has rich species diversity located in the Eastern Himalayas a biodiversity hotspot. The present evaluation is a record of mammals of the Pakke Tiger Reserve that was documented opportunistically during a field survey conducted in December 2015. The survey was undertaken from Langka Village to Nameri Camp of the PTR. The mammals encountered through direct observations were photographed and the number of individuals, occasions of sighting observed were recorded during the present survey. A total of eight species comprising of five terrestrial (Panthera pardus, Elephas maximus, Rusa unicolar, Sus scrofa, and Muntiacus muntjak) and three arboreal (Trachypithecus pileatus, Callosciurus pygerythrus and Ratufa bicolor) belonging to five orders and six families were recorded.