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Animal World

The biosphere of earth is full of a variety of animals. Each one of which supports the existence of others in some way. Various animals have adopted themselves to their environmental conditions in a fascinating manner.

Lesser Florican

Lesser Florican is a large terrestrial bird species found in tall grasslands of Indian sub-continent. It is vernacularly called as Likh or Leekh.

Save Highly Threatened Bengal Florican

Bengal florican also called as ‘Bengal Bustard’ is a very rare species of bird found in alluvial grasslands of Indian sub-continent. The scientific name of the bird is Houbaropsis bengalensis and it belongs to Otididae family.

Vanishing Flocks of Great Indian Bustard

The Great Indian Bustard standing a meter above the ground is a large terrestrial bird found in India and Pakistan. It is one of the largest flying bird species found in the world.

Nilgiri Langur- A Vanishing a Species of Primate

The Nilgiri langur is a species of Primate found in Nilgiri Hills of the Western Ghats in South India. Unlike Common langurs the Nilgiri langurs are shy, retiring and occupy a dense forest habitat.

Save Slender Loris

Slender loris is a small, slender species of Primate found in the forest of Southern India and Sri Lanka. Being a nocturnal animal it has large forward facing eyes used for precise depth perception.

Vanishing Herds of Indian Bison

The Indian Bison also known as Gaur is the largest species of wild cattle native to South Asia and Southeast Asia. The scientific name of Indian Bison is Bos gaurus which belongs to family Bovidae.

Dwindling Dholes

The dhole which is also known as 'Asiatic wild dog', 'Indian wild dog' and the 'Red dog' is a species of wild dog native to South and Southeast Asia. The scientific name of Dhole is Cuon alpinus which belongs to family Canidae.

Golden Langur

Golden langur which is also called as ‘Gee’s golden langur and Golden leaf monkey’ is a species of primate found in small region of Western Assam in India and in the neighbouring foothills of the Black Mountains of Bhutan


Gharial also known as ‘gavial’ and the ‘fish-eating crocodile’ is a species of reptile found in fresh water. It is one of the oldest creatures on this planet and is native of Indian sub-continent.

Wild Water Buffalo

The Wild water buffalo also called as ‘Asiatic buffalo’ and ‘Asian buffalo’ is a large bovine native to Southeast Asia. The scientific name of wild water buffalo is Bubalus arnee.

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