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Wangyal J T, Zangpo T, Phuntsho S. First record of Ombrana sikimensis (Jerdon, 1870) (Anura: Dicroglossidae) from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, with comments on its use and conservation status. JAD 2021; 3 (1) :1-5
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1- University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia; Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve, Haa, Bhutan , jigmewangyal@gmail.com
2- Zhemgang Forest Division, Zhemgang, Bhutan
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We report the discovery of the Sikkim Frog, Ombrana sikimensis from Central Bhutan’s Zhemgang district, in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. The frog which is found residing in a clean perennial stream is used by the local for consumption. It is supposed to heal stomach related ailments in human beings. This record will help Bhutan understand the use of the species and help in prioritizing conservation and the importance of the species.
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Type of Study: Original Research Article | Subject: Species Diversity
Received: 2020/12/12 | Accepted: 2020/12/31 | Published: 2021/03/31

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