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Wildlife

The King of the Indian Jungle cordially invites you.

Meet the welcome party: Lion, tiger, elephant, leopard, black bear, panther, sloth bear, sambar, chital, wild boar, porcupine, peafowl, red jungle fowl, partridge, goral, chousingha, swamp deer, hog deer, barking deer, great Indian bustard, blackbuck, chinkara, blackjack, jackal, fox, wolf, crocodile, wild elephant, deer, wild pig, estuarine crocodile, Gangetic dolphin, flamingo, duck, barheaded goose, sandpiper, ruddy shelduck, gull tern, white-bellied sea eagle, dolphin, fishing cat, blackjack chital, mouse deer, flying squirrel, mugger, Asiatic lion, striped hyena, chital,chousingha, wild ass, pheasants, brow-antlered deer, water bird, clouded leopard, snow leopard, goose, takin, hoolock gibbon, slow loris, musk deer, binturong, red panda, Assamese macaque, hornbill, great Indian one-horned rhino, wild buffalo, leopard cat, otter, golden langur, pigmy hog, jungle cat, python, cobra, white tiger, green pigeon, red spurfowl, Siberian crane, cormorant, stork, spoon bill, quail, coot, heron, teal, blackbuck, wild boar, Nicobar macaque, babbler, broad billed roller, shaheen falcon civet and many more…

In fact a trip into the Indian wild is like an introduction to the who#s who of the animal kingdom. Plaese remember that most of them are revered and worshipped. So be careful how your treat them.

Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 Offences under Section 9, 39, 40(2)

  1. Hunting, keeping or breeding of any wildlife or animals.
  2. Acquiring, receiving, keeping in control, custody or possession,selling wild animals like monkeys,snakes, bears etc. or any wild birds.This includes parakeets and mynahs.Selling skins or meat of wild animals. This includes monitorlizard oil or oil made of any other creature like stuffed squirrels, snake,skins, peacock feathers.

Penalty: The offender shall be punished with imprisonment for a term of not less than one year, which may extend to six years, and also a fine

The Indian peninsula is a continent in itself, whose geographical diversity has encouraged the flourishing of a whole range of wildlife with over 350 species of mammals and 1200 species of birds in the country. While there is an overlap in the habitats of many species, each region has something special to offer.


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