American Journal of Zoology
Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2019, Pages: 28-37
Received: Apr. 4, 2019;
Accepted: Jul. 19, 2019;
Published: Oct. 7, 2019
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Ahmed Abdela Gameda, School of Biodiversity and Natural Resource, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resource, Madda Walabu University, Bale Robe, Ethiopia; Department of Ecosystem & Biodiversity Conservation, Madda Walabu University, Bale Robe, Ethiopia
Hamdryas baboons occur in different parts of Ethiopia; hamdryas baboon conflict with human never been studied and determined in the study area. Farmers around this area facing a challenge due to Hmadryas baboon conflict with human. Therefore, this study was conducted to assess Hmadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas hamadryas) Conflict with human in Community forest in Gasera District of Bale Zone, Southeast Ethiopia. Materials used for this study was GPS to plot study area, camera for scan sampling, note pad, pen, pencil and flash was used to record data. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistical method as mean and percentage to analyze responses of the respondents on hamadryas baboon conflict with human, baboon was found in Wolda jebesa, Wote chimo and Burkitu respectively. Most of the respondents responded that there was conflict between human and hamdryas baboon due to crop and, livestock damage, overgrazing, plowing near the forest, and habitat clearance. Most of the respondents responded that training was not given on how to manage conflict so they negative attitude towards hamadryas baboon. To minimize this awareness should be given to local people about economic and ecological benefit of hamadryas baboon and how to manage conflict with hamadryas baboon.
Ahmed Abdela Gameda,
Hamadryas Baboon (Papio hamadryas hamadryas) Conflict with Human in Community Forest in Gasera District of Bale Zone, Southeast Ethiopia, American Journal of Zoology.
Vol. 2, No. 2,
2019, pp. 28-37.
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