Department of zoology

Md. Abdul Wahed Chowdhury

Lecturer of Zoology Department

My research group deals with the influence of factors, individually and combined fashion, on frogs’ habitat selection. This vital influence is shaping the gene flow and the ultimate speciation. The understanding of factor influence on a frog in a specific habitat will lead to successful conservation and understanding of evolution. Recently, we are working on Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, the LC category frogs found in Bangladesh. There are three MS projects, two under graduate projects were finished from this lab. Currently three post graduate researchers are working for their MS thesis. We strongly believe that the parameters data from natural habitat and empirical evidence will help us to conclude our quest.

Office Address

Department of Zoology


Telephone: (+88)031-2606133

Cell: (+88)01717-148149

Recent Publications

1. Chowdhury, M. A. W. and Das, M. C. 2014. Habitat selection and population ecology of six winter- active anurans (Class: Amphibia) of the Chittagong University Campus, Bangladesh journal of environmental science 26:67-74.

2. Md Abul Faiz, Aniruddha Ghose, Md Farid Ahsan, Md Ridwanur Rahman, Md Robed Amin, Md Mahtab Uddin Hassan, Md. A. Wahed Chowdhury, Ulrich Kuch, Thalita Rocha,John B. Harris, R. David G. Theakston, and David A. Warrell, The greater black krait (Bungarus niger), a newly recognized cause of neuro-myotoxic snake bite envenoming in Bangladesh, BRAIN a journal of neurology. 133: 3181 – 3193.

3. Ahsan, M.F. and Chowdhury, M. A. W. 2008, Mammals of Chittagong University Campus, Chittagong, Bangladesh Journal of Zoology 36(2): 131-147

4. Ahsan, M.F. and Chowdhury, M. A. W. 2007, Effects of Pariah dog on wild animal in Chittagong University Campus. Journal of forestry and environment, Bangladesh 5:89-94.

Research Interests

Wildlife and Conservation Biology