American Journal of Zoology

Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Preliminary Data on Amphibian Diversity of the Okapi Wildlife Reserve (RFO) in Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Franck Masudi Muenye Mali, Pionus Katuala Gatate Banda, Zacharie Chifundera Kusamba, Gabriel Badjedjea Babangenge, Jean Robert Kambili Sebe, Albert Lotana Lokasola, Corneille Ewango, Guy Crispin Gembu Tungaluna, Dudu Akaibe

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 38-43
    Received: 4 July 2019
    Accepted: 11 September 2019
    Published: 10 October 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20190203.11
    Abstract: Amphibians are poorly known in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve (RFO) in DRC, and amphibians are identified as one of the most threatened animal taxa among vertebrates living on Earth. The aim of this study was to inventory amphibians in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve. To do this, amphibians were caught by hand during the day (between 06:00–08:00 hrs) and at... Show More