oa African Zoology - The ecological distribution of small mammals on Bugala Island, Lake Victoria

Volume 4, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



The present study was undertaken in April, 1966, when traps were set for the grounddwelling small rodents and insectivores. The work aimed at determining the distribution of small mammals in the three main types of vegetation that were readHy available for trappingi.e., grassland, forest and disused farm land. All the areas trapped were in the area extending from Kalangala south; the remotest being seven miles from Kalangala.

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