endangered animals in india

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    The world is filled with endangered species of animals, many of which

    can be found in India. While some of these species are critically endangered,

    some are near threatened and some are even extinct. There are some species

    that are left in such few numbers that your next generation may not be able to

    ever see them, if nothing is done for their conservation. While we hope that

    more efforts are taken to conserve these species, heres a list of some

    endangered animals that you can find in different parts of India.

    1. Bengal Tiger

    The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of both, India and Bangladesh. The

    tigers coat is yellow to light orange, with stripes ranging from dark brown to

  • black. 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.

    2. Asiatic Lion

    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

  • 3. Snow Leopard

    The snow leopard is a large cat native to the mountain ranges in Central

    and South Asia. Snow leopards have long, thick fur, and their base color varies

    from smoky gray to yellowish tan, with whitish under parts.

    Can be spotted at: Hemis National Park, Ladakh, Nanda Devi National

    Park, Uttarakhand, Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, Kibber

    Wildlife Sanctuary, Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, Pin Valley National Park,

    Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu,

    Himachal Pradesh.