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Reptiles are beautiful creatures of nature, which includes Crocodiles & Alligators, Turtles & tortoises,  Lizards & Snakes. They have their own ecological significance and render their very valuable silent services to mankind in various ways.  Reptiles are cold blooded animals and frequently come out for basking under sun and remain in open area. These are slow moving animals. During basking and while crossing the roads, these animals are killed by vehicular traffic on roads and lose their lives. This paper highlights the preliminary report of reptilian mortality due to vehicular traffic on roads, with special reference to Champhai-Zokhawthar road on Indo Myanmar border at Champhai district of Mizoram, North East India. 


Reptile mortality Vehicular traffic Indo Myanmar border Mizoram

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Harit , D. N. . (2018). Report on reptile mortality due to vehicular traffic on Indo-Myanmar border at Champhai district of Mizoram, North East India. Environment Conservation Journal, 19(3), 133–138.


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