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Wildlife Species India

The List is Very large, we are in a process of compiling them all, however to give basic idea some Major Wildlife Species are as under:

Monkeys
Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta )
Common Langur (presbytis enellus)

Cats
Caracal (Felis caracal)
Jungle cat (Felis Chaus)
Leopard (Panthera Pardus)
Tiger (Panthera Tigris)

Civets
Small India Civet (Viverricula indica)
Palm Civet/ Toddy cat (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus)

Mongoose
Common Mongoose (Herpestes edwardsi)
Nevla
Small Indian mongoose (herpestes autopunctatus)

Hyena
Striped hyena (Hyena hyena )

Dog family
Indian fox (Bulpex bengalensis )
jJckal (Canis aureus )
Wild Dog (Cuon alpinus)
Wolf (Canis lupus)

Bear
Sloth Bear ( Melursus ursinus )

Weasel family
Ratel/ Hony Badger (Mellivora capensis )

Insectivores
Hedgehog(hemiechinus auritus)
Grey musk shrw(Suncus murinus)
Bats
Common Yellow Bat (Scotophilus heathis)
Indian false Vampir( Megaderma lyra)
Indian Flying Fox (Pterous gigateus )
Short-nosed Fruit Bat (Cynopterus sphinx)

Rodents
Five-striped Palm Squirrel (Funambulus pennanti)
Common House Rat (Rattus rattus )
House Mouse (Mus musculus )
Desert Gerbil(Meriones hurrianae)
Indian Gerbilo(Tetera Indica )
Indian Mole-Rat (Bandicota bengalensis)
Indian Porcupine (Hystrix indica)

Hare
Indian Hare (Lepus nigricollis)

Antelopes, Gazelles
Indian Gazelle (Gazella bennettii)
Black Buck (Antelope Cervicapra )

Deer
Spotted Deer(Axis axis )
Sambar (Cerves unicolor)

Pig
Indian Wild Boar (Sus scrofa)

Pangolin
Pangolin (Manis crassicaudata )

Reptiles
Banded Krait (Bungarus fasciatus)
Cobra (Naja naja)
Common Krait (Bungarus caeruleus)
Indian python (python molurus)
Rat Snake (Ptyas mucosus )
Russel's Viper (pipera russeli)
Saw-scaled Viper (Echis carinatus)
Desert Monitor Lizard (Varanus griseus )
Indian Chamaeleon (Chamaeleon zeylanicus)
Garden Lizard (Calotes versicolor )
North Indian Flapshelled Turtle (Lissemys punctata)
Ganga Soft-shelled Turtle (Trionyz gangeticus)

Kachhua
Hardshelled Turtle (Kachuga tentoria)





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