American Journal of Zoology

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Human-Wildlife Conflicts: The Case of Chitwan National Park and Buffer Zone People in Nepal

    Keshav Raj Dhakal

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 65-71
    Received: 24 August 2020
    Accepted: 7 September 2020
    Published: 11 December 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200304.11
    Abstract: Human-wildlife conflicts are common phenomenon throughout the world which have become significant problems. Human-wildlife conflicts bring many socio-economic and ecological consequences in buffer zone area of the protected area. This study is based on mixed research design combination of both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Househol... Show More
  • Performance of Goats Fed on Graded Levels of Syringa (Melia Azedarach) Based Pellets Fattening Diets

    Passmore Temba Mudhanganyi, Irvine Denis Tapera Mpofu, James Madzimure

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 72-77
    Received: 12 October 2020
    Accepted: 28 October 2020
    Published: 16 December 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200304.12
    Abstract: Melia azedarach, commonly known as Syringa is a potential forage tree that has a relatively high crude protein and mostly used in feeding ruminant animals. Twelve Small East African goats were used in this experiment in a completely randomised design. Each goat was randomly allotted to four different treatments. This was done to evaluate the effect... Show More
  • Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Two Cytospecies of Adult Host-Seeking Black Fly (Simulium damnosum) in Delta State, Nigeria

    Joseph Oghenebukome Onojafe, Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenga, Jacob Edijana Ighere

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 78-83
    Received: 8 August 2020
    Accepted: 24 August 2020
    Published: 18 January 2021
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajz.20200304.13
    Abstract: The black fly (Simulium damnosum) is the vector of onchocerciasis which is currently regarded as one of the neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria. Current global climate changes are being said to influence the distribution and the rate of spread of this disease vector. This research was conducted to identify the current habitat distribution of two... Show More