India’s 9 Endangered Species Nobody Wants to Save

India is home to many endangered species of animals, Because of deforestation,poaching,hunting and habitat loss and other human activities wild animals have lost their home and fall in the category of endangered. Some of the most endangered species of wild India also includes Dhole,Red Panda, brow-antlered deer,Wild water buffalo,South Asian river dolphin,Nilgiri tahr and Tibetan antelope.

Indian Pangolin

Indian-Pangolin

Indian Pangolin is a slow-moving, nocturnal mammal, found mostly in the plains and hills region of India. Population of Indian Pangolin has been decline due to hunting and poaching for flesh, scales and skin.

Golden Langur

golden langur

Golden Langur also known as Gee’s golden langur is one of the most endangered primate species of India, found in a small region of western Assam. Gee’s golden langur is endemic to Assam in India and neighboring Bhutan, It is one of eight known primate species found in Assam.

Hispid Hare

Hispid Hare has been classified as Endangered, live in foothills of the Himalayas to Assam. The hispid hare mostly found in elephant grass areas of Manas National Park.

Dhole

Indian wild dog

Indian Wild Dogs are called as Dhole listed as endangered as fewer than 2,500 adults left in the wild forest of India. Dhole are highly social animals and mostly targets medium and large sized ungulates for food, habitat loss and loss of prey are the major factors for population decline along with disease from domestic dogs.

Himalayan Musk Deer

Himalayan-Musk-Deer

Himalayan Musk Deer is listed as endangered,found in northern parts of India such as Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The white-bellied musk deer is protected in India but because of musk the deer produces is highly valuable and in demand for perfumes and medicines.

Indian Hog Deer

Indian-hog-deer

Indian Hog Deer is one of the small deer found in India, has a native geographic range throughout Indo-Gangetic Plains. This species of deer found mainly in the Terai grasslands along the Himalayas.

Narcondam Hornbill

Narcondam Hornbill is endemic to the Indian island of Narcondam and has the very home range. The species is one of the small hornbill and has a conservation status of endangered.

Assam Roofed Turtle

Assam-Roofed-Turtle

Assam Roofed Turtle only found in terrestrial and freshwater habitats of the Brahmaputra-Meghna drainage in India. The Assam roofed turtle is a rare species known only from a few individuals,Currently classified as endangered.

Fishing Cat

Fishing_Cat

Fishing cat is one of the medium-sized wild cat found in India and classified the fishing cat as endangered. The fishing cat is the state animal of West Bengal,primarily found in the Terai region of the Himalayan foothills.