Hemanta Kumar Yadav (PhD)
Position: PhD Student

Email: yadavhemanta@gmail.com
Phone: +977 99 524703
FAX: +977 99 524703

M.Sc. 2006 Kathmandu University, Nepal
B.Sc. 2000 Tribhuvan University, Nepal
I.Sc. 1994 Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Aryal, A. and Yadav, H. K. 2010. First cameras trap sighting of critically endangered hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus) in Shuklaphanta wildlife reserve-Nepal. World Applied Science Journal 9: 367–371.
Aryal, A.,Burton, D.,Ji, D., Yadav, H.K., Adhikari, B. and Raubenheimer, D. 2012. Diet and Habitat use of Hispid Hare (Caprolagus hispidus) in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. Mammal Study, 37 (2) :147 -154. (http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.3106/041.037.0205)
Pariyar, S.B., Aryal, A., Kreigenhofer, B., Gautam, N., Yadav, H.K., Adhikari, B. 2012. Status and distribution of the Common Langur (Presbytis entellus) in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. Journal of Research in Conservation Biology, 1: 029 - 035
(http://ficuspublishers.com/ Documents/CB0004.pdf)
Yadav, H.K. 2006. Density, Biomass and Distribution of Ungulate Prey Species of Tiger in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Western Lowland, Nepal. Final Report, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal.
Yadav, H.K. 2000. Assessment of Grassland Management Interventions in Bardia National Park, Western Lowland, Nepal. Final Report. Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Supervisors / Supervisions:
Main Supervisor - Dr. Weihong Ji
1. Dr. David Raubenheimer (Sydney University, Australia)
2. Dr. Achyut Aryal (Massey University, New Zealand)

About Me

My research focus on the ecology of swamp deer and its interaction with predators and other sympatric ungulates in Western terai landscape of Nepal. Western Terai Landscape of Nepal has two protected areas viz. Bardia National Park and Shuklaphanta Widlife Reserv. Shuklaphanta owns the largest population of swamp deer in the word and is native of Indian sub-continent.  My current research focuses on

  1. Social organisation and ranging behaviour of Swamp deer in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal.
  2. Predator-prey dynamics in Sal in western landscape of Nepal.
  3. Nutrition Ecology of Swamp deer and sympatric ungulates in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal.
  4. Genetic Study of sub-population of Swamp deer in Terai Arc Landscape of Nepal