Animals: Endangered Species

Animals: Endangered Species

 

Philippine Tarsier – Endangered Animals in the Philippines

 

Philippine Turtles

 

Philippine Crocodiles

 

Tamaraw Endangered Animals in the Philippines

 

Table corals – Huge coral table that broke from its pedestal, tipped over on its side.

 

Philippine Spiny Dogfish 

 

Oceanic Whitetip Shark of Philippines

 

Philippine Binturong

 

Asian Small Clawed Totter, Philippines

 

Philippine Banded Eagle Ray

 

 

Palawan Flying Fox of Philippines

 

Green Bumphead Parrotfish in Philippines

 

 

Philippine Eagle Owl

 

Philippine Cockatoos

 

Red Panda is also known as lesser panda or red cat-bear

Can be spotted at: Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal’s Khangchendzonga and Namdapha National Park.

Red-Panda

 

Blackbuck – an ungulate species of antelope and it is near threatened.

 

 Snow leopard is a large cat native to the mountain ranges in Central and South Asia

 

Asiatic Lion aka the Indian Lion or Persian Lion is a lion subspecies which is endangered. It differs from the African lion by less inflated auditory bullae, a larger tail tuft and a less developed mane.

Can be spotted at: Gir Forest National Park, Gujarat

 

The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of both, India and Bangladesh. The number of tigers has reduced dramatically in the past few years, due to poaching and human-tiger conflict.

Can be spotted at: Tadoba National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Sundarbans National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Jim Corbett National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park

 

One-horned rhinoceros – large mammals, found in Assam.Excessive hunting has reduced the number of this species. These rhinos are killed to saw off their horn, which are sold at a very high value.

Can be spotted at: Kaziranga National Park, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Nilgiri Tahr – an ungulate, endemic to the Nilgiri Hills. Nilgiri tahrs are stocky goats with short, coarse fur and a bristly mane.

Can be spotted at: Eravikulam National Park, Nilgiri Hills, Anaimalai Hills, Periyar National Park, Palni Hills

Kashmir red stag also known as Hangul is a critically endangered species. This deer has a light rump patch without including the tail. Each of its antlers consists of 5 tines.

Can be spotted at: Dachigam National Park, Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary, Overa Aru, Sind Valley, and in the forests of Kishtwar and Bhaderwah, all of which are a part of Jammu and Kashmir.

 

 

Lion-tailed macaque is an Old World Monkey, endemic to the Western Ghats of South India. Its outstanding characteristic is the silver-white mane which surrounds the head from the cheeks down to chin.

Can be spotted at: Silent Valley National Park, Kerala, Papanasam part of the Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu and Sirsi-Honnavara rainforests of North-Western Ghats in Karnataka.

 

Indian Bison (Gaur) is the largest extant bovine, native to South Asia and South-East Asia. The bisons are highly threatened by poaching for trade to supply international markets.

Can be spotted at: Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala.

 

Slow Loris

Sikkim Rat – at the Karni Mata Temple (www.karnimata.com), rats are revered as gods and fed by the happy pilgrims. © Claus Qvist Jessen

 

Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus) is a relative of the wild goat and is specially adapted to life on the rugged mountain slopes of the Himalayas

 

Indian Giant Squirrel

 

Capra aegagrus cretica

 

Leaf Nose Bats - leaf noses may help them echolate more effectively.

 

Assamese Macaque

Leatherback turtles

 

Malabar Civet

 

Chalazodes Bubble-Nest Frog    

SourceS:

travel.india.com

iaspreparationonline.com

 

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