Current status of terrestrial mammals on Jeju Island

  • Received : 2012.07.26
  • Accepted : 2012.08.24
  • Published : 2012.08.30


Located 60 km from southern tip of Korean peninsula, Jeju is the largest Island in Korea and composed of volcanic habitat. Twenty-eight species of terrestrial mammals are listed from Jeju Island, of which 1 species and 3 subspecies are endemic. Also, 1 endangered species and 4 invasive alien species of land mammals are listed. Current status, brief history, management and conservation of the 28 species are discussed.



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