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|comprehensive baseline survey of the non-volant small mammal community at Tasek Bera was conducted over a period of 48 days. Several different methods, namely trapping, transect walks and spotlighting were used, as each method is biased to a different species assemblage K total o f 33 species of small mammals from nine orders were recorded. Of these, 15 species are protected under Malaysian laws and five are included in the IUCN Red List. Compared to other sites studied, Tasek Bera showed a relatively high density and biomass o f small mammals. Potential threats at the site include persecution by locals, hunting and habitat destruction.|
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