The Time Budget of Javan Deer (Rusa timorensis, Blainville 1822) in Panaitan Island, Ujung Kulon National Park, Banten, Indonesia

  • . Pairah Ujung Kulon National Park Agency, Jalan Perintis Kemerdekaan No. 51 Labuan, Pandeglang 42264, Indonesia
  • YANTO SANTOSA 2Department of Forest Resources Conservation and Ecotourism, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University, Darmaga Campus, Bogor 16680, Indonesia
  • LILIK BUDI PRASETYO Department of Forest Resources Conservation and Ecotourism, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University, Darmaga Campus, Bogor 16680, Indonesia
  • ABDUL HARIS MUSTARI Department of Forest Resources Conservation and Ecotourism, Faculty of Forestry, Bogor Agricultural University, Darmaga Campus, Bogor 16680, Indonesia
Keywords: Javan deer, behavior, reintroduced, time budget

Abstract

Javan deer that exist in Panaitan Island was reintroduced from Peucang Island during 1978-1982. We observed behavior of the reintroduced Javan deer inhabiting Panaitan Island. Javan deer in this island spent most of their diurnal time for feeding. There were no significant differences between all age-sex variation for all activities pattern. The behavior of Javan deer was influenced by age, sex, social group, temperature, and food availability.

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Published
2014-09-26