Journal of
Ecology and The Natural Environment

  • Abbreviation: J. Ecol. Nat. Environ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9847
  • DOI: 10.5897/JENE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 360

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of the abundance of Anubis baboons (Papio anubis) and conflict with humans in Trigni Forest of Gida Ayana District, Western Ethiopia

Tegegn Mosissa
  • Tegegn Mosissa
  • Department of Biology, Gute Preparatory School, Gute, Ethiopia.
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Abebe Ameha
  • Abebe Ameha
  • Program of Applied Biology, School of Applied Natural Science, Adama Science and Technology University, Adama, Ethiopia.
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Tadesse Mosissa
  • Tadesse Mosissa
  • Department of Natural Resource Management, Jimma University, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 02 January 2017
  •  Published: 31 January 2017


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Amaja LG, Feyssa DH, Gutema TM (2016). Assessment of types of damage and causes of human-wildlife conflict in Gera district, south western Ethiopia. J. Ecol. Nat. Environ. 8(5):49-54.


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Wallace GE, Hill CM (2012). Crop damage by primates: quantifying the key parameters of crop-raiding events. PloS one 7(10):e46636.


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Yigrem K, Wondimagegnehu T, Hailu M (2016). Conservation Challenge: Human-Herbivore Conflict in Sodo Community Managed Conservation Forest, Wolaita Sodo Zuriya District, Southern Ethiopia. J. Cult. Soc. Dev. 18:7-16.


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