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Bear Sloth

Scientific name: Melursus ursinus

Coated with a thick fur, the Sloth Bear with an elongated nose, and ears rounded up, resembles a living anime. The Sloth Bear are omnivorous, and has a strong sense of smell when compared to their sight or hearing. An interesting fact about these animals is that it is the only bear, which carries its young one around on its back.

Black Buck

Scientific name: Antilope cervicapra

Its electrifying horns wins a trophy to its character, the BlackBuck is a species of antelope with slender and elegant body. An interesting fact about the Blackbuck is that its horns can grow as long as 20-24 inches, the longest horn on measure is 28 inches, and only the male tend to have horns. Its habitats usually are found in India, Eastern Pakistan and Nepal.  


Scientific name: Canis aureus

The golden jackal is a wolf like canid,that is native to Southeast Europe,Southwest asia,South Asia & regions of Southeast Asia. The Golden jackal’s coat can vary in color from a pale creamy yeellow in summer to a dark tawny beige in winter.These live in mated pairs and are strictly monogamous. In most jackal families there are one or teo adult members called helpers.The gestation peariod of Jackals 60-65 days.


Scientific name: Panthera pardus fusca

The black spots on its golden fur is a camouflaged gear to its surroundings. Leopard, the macho is a magnificent animal, which are built for hunt. An interesting fact about Leopard, these animals can hear five times more sounds than a human ear can. The spots on the Leopard are called as rosettes, because they look like roses. These built cats can live in almost any type of habitat, including forests, woodlands, rainforests, mountain habitats, coastal scrubs, grassland savannas, shrub lands and swampy areas

Royal Bengal Tiger

Scientific name: Panthera tigris tigris

A majestic maverick, whose dare dictated by look, and the nerves of steel stripped upon it, the Royal Bengal Tiger is a predator which thrones on top of the food-chain in the animal kingdom. An interesting fact about these creatures is that, they have night vision that is six times greater than that of human. These tigers habitat in tropical, dry forests, grasslands, and in mangroves.

Common palm civet

Scientific name: Paradoxurus hermaphroditus

Creatures, which resembles the appearance of hyena and mongoose, Common Palm Civet, is a nocturnal animal, and a carnivore. An interesting fact about this animal, in certain parts of South-Asia, coffee is prepared using the coffee berries that are been eaten and partly digested by these animals, the seeds in fecal matter is then used to harvest. The Civet partly digests the flesh on the seed, but passes the beans inside, the stomach enzymes effect the beans, and this adds to the coffee’s prized aroma. Its habitats include Woodland, Savanna, and Mountain biome.

Striped Hyena

Scientific name: Hyaena hyaena

These are omnivore scavengers.It is the smallest of the true Hyenas & retains many primitive viverrid charecteristics lost in larger species, having a smaller and less specialized skull. The striped hyena is a monogamous animal with both males and females asisting one another in raising their cubs.

Sambar Deer

Scientific name: Rusa unicolor

A whimsical of Woodlands, Sambar Deer are toned to the color of trees, and these creatures are characteristic in ecology. An interesting fact about Sambar deer, it is skillful to remain in a motionless state, with just some movement of the ears, which can be a downfall to hunters and predators. Sambar deer habitat in tropical dry forests, tropical seasonal forests, and tropical rainforests. Forests that they live in are often dominated by trees.

Spotted Deer

Scientific name: Axis axis

Speckles of white on golden-brown stride its appearance in glory for the Spotted Deer. These Deer are more social among other deer. An interesting fact about these animals is that, the dots represent the individuality of the deer, just like fingerprints for Humans. Spotted Deer Habitat in grasslands and in forests.


Scientific name: Boselaphus tragocamelus

The color of bluish-grey appearance and a white patch like medal on its neck, the Nilgai or the blue Bull is a warmth to watch, and stride in their appearance with their velvet like fur. An interesting fact about Nilgai is that, males compete with each other by using threatening postures. Nilgai originates its name from a Hindi word, (Nil) blue, gai (cow), means blue Cow, but is a species of antelope. It habitats in short bushes, scattered trees in scrub forests, and in grassy plains.


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