The dense reserved forest, National Park and wildlife sanctuaries of Motherland India are home to world’s highest wild predators such as the Felidae families five big cats on land,bird of prey in the Air and giant reptiles along with some aquatic predators.
The Sasan Gir Forest national park of Junagarh, Gujarat is the last refuge for the majestic Asiatic Lions. As per the last counting, current population of Indain Lions are 411 in the Wild.
The National animal of India and the most incredible animal With its orange hide marked with dark stripes. India has estimated 1,706–1,909 population of Bengal Tiger in the subtropical and temperate upland forests.
The Most Beautiful and Agile Indian Leopard is known as the best Predator in the world, unfortunately fall in the category of near threatened. Loss of habitat,deforestation is a huge problem for the leopard in India, sometimes wander into cities and towns as well.
The snow leopard, one of the five great cats of India,native to the mountain ranges of great Himalayas. Estimated population of Endangered Snow Leopard in India is between 200–600,in the Protected areas of Hemis National Park, Great Himalayan National Park and National Parks in Lahaul Spiti.
The clouded leopard is the one of the most beautiful cat among the five big cats of India, found in the Himalayan ranges to foothills and has been classified as Vulnerable. Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve and Namdapha National Park are best place to spot distinct and critically endangered clouded leopard in India.
Indian wild dog also called as dhole are the one of the endangered species of animal in India due to habitat loss, depletion of its prey base and diseases. Dhole are known as one of the super Predators primarily hunt on medium-sized animals in small packs.
The sloth bear species found within the Indian subcontinent and known for attacks on humans. Sloth Bears are known as one of the most dangerous animal in India, In Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh sloth bear attacks are common.
Indian wolves are distributed around the Himalayas range of India and prey on antelopes, rodents and hares. Hunting of wolves in India considered as as taboo and sign of bad harvest.
The striped hyena is Nocturnal animal and one of the near threatened species and mostly prey on livestock, particularly goats, sheep, dogs and poultry. Distribution and population of striped hyena includes most of the Indian region with large numbers at Gujarat.
The Jungle Cat can be spotted in Sariska reserve forest of India and the distribution can be extended other countries. It is most common small cats among the species of felidae found here in Indian Subcontinent.
The common Indian monitor or Bengal monitor lizard is most widely distributed lizards in the world. Bengal Monitor Lizard is a large and powerful lizard that spotted widely on the ground, in trees.
The desert lynx is one of the wild cat found in India as well as widely distributed across the central Asia. Caracal habitat area is Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary and some of the Rajasthan.
The King cobra is the longest venomous snake in the world, found predominantly in forests of Indian Subcontinent. Giant King Cobra is one of the six highly venomous snake of India and a snake-eater as well but may also feed on lizards, birds, and rodents.
Indian Spotted Eagle is most beautiful bird of prey native to Indian Subcontinent and a close relative of Greater Spotted Eagle. The Flying Predator is falls in the category of vulnerable species in India,Due to habitat loss and deforestation.
The mugger crocodile is one of the three species of crocodilians found in India, the Gharial and the saltwater crocodile being others. Mugger crocodile is a freshwater, lakes and river crocodile and a skilled predator of water.
Other apex wild predators in India also includes Birds of Prey such as Golden Eagle,Griffon Vulture and Crested Honey Buzzard and Carnivorous animals includes Honey Badger,Giant Catfish,Large Indian civet,Asiatic Golden Cat,giant rock python and Saltwater Crocodile.