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Complete List of Indian State Animals

List of Indian State Animals

Nature and biodiversity are abundant in India. Animal and bird species of all kinds can be found in nature. India’s flora and fauna add to its vibrancy. Each of India’s 28 states and 8 union territories has its own unique state or union territory animal. Blackbuck is the state animal of Andhra Pradesh, and the recently-designated Snow Leopard is the UT Animal of Ladakh. After the passing of the only female buffalo in Chhattisgarh, the state animal of the state, the wild buffalo, is in danger of becoming extinct. The various state/UT animals of India are discussed in this article along with their scientific names.

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List of State Animals in India

Most State Animals are selected based on their availability in a given state. The snow leopard has just named the official animal of the Ladakh Union Territory. These state symbols are crucial for exams, simple to understand, and, if you mark the right responses, can offer you an advantage over your competition. Learn the state animal names by going over the complete list

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List of State Animals

State Animal Scientific Name
Andhra Pradesh Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra
Arunachal Pradesh Gayal/Mithun Bos frontalis
Assam One-horned rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis
Bihar Gaur Bos gaurus
Chhattisgarh Wild Buffalo Bubalus bubalis arnee
Goa Gaur Bos gaurus
Gujarat Asiatic lion Panthera leo persica
Haryana Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra
Himachal Pradesh Snow Leopard Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia
Jharkhand Indian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus
Karnataka Indian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus
Kerala Indian Elephant Elephas maximus indicus
Madhya Pradesh Barasingha swamp deer Rucervus duvaucelii
Maharastra Indian giant squirrel Ratufa indica
Manipur Sangai Cervus eldi eldi
Meghalaya Clouded leopard Neofelis nebulosa
Mizoram Himalayan serow Capricornis thar
Nagaland Gayal/Mithun Bos frontalis
Odisha Sambar Rusa unicolor
Punjab Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra
Rajasthan Chinkara Gazella bennetti
Sikkim Red Panda Ailurus fulgens
Tamil Nadu Nilgiri tahr Nilgiritragus hylocrius
Telangana Spotted deer Axis axis
Tripura Phayre’s langur Trachypithecus phayrei
Uttar Pradesh Swamp Deer Rucervus duvaucelii
Uttarakhand Alpine Musk Deer Moschus chrysogaster
West Bengal Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus

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List of Union Territories Animals

Union Territory Animal Scientific Name
Andaman & Nicobar Dugong Dugong dugon
Chandigarh Indian Grey Mongoose Herpestes edwardsi
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu N/A N/A
Delhi Nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus
Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Stag Cervus elaphus hanglu
Lakshadweep Butterfly Fish Chaetodon decussatus
Puducherry Squirrel Funambulus palmarum
Ladakh Snow Leopard Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia

List of Indian State Animals FAQs

Q) What is the 17 national symbols of India?

Ans. Tiranga, Jana Gana Mana, Saka Calendar, Vande Mataram, National Emblem of India, Mango, Ganga, Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Banyan, Ganges River Dolphin, Indian Peacock, Indian Rupee, King Cobra, Indian Elephant, Lotus, Pumpkin, and National Pledge are among the 17 symbols that represent India.

Q) What state animal is a fish?

Ans. Only native to California, the Golden Trout (Salmo agua-bonita) was designated as the state fish by an act of the State Legislature in 1947.

Q) What state animal is a chicken?

Ans. A chicken is also the official animal of Rhode Island. Delaware’s official animal is the blue hen. A chicken is also the state animal of Rhode Island.

Q) What is Karnataka’s state animal?

Ans. The state animal of Karnataka is the Indian elephant.

Q) Which state has most animals?

Ans. The greatest numbers of animals are in Assam.

 

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FAQs

What is the 17 national symbols of India?

Tiranga, Jana Gana Mana, Saka Calendar, Vande Mataram, National Emblem of India, Mango, Ganga, Royal Bengal Tiger, Indian Banyan, Ganges River Dolphin, Indian Peacock, Indian Rupee, King Cobra, Indian Elephant, Lotus, Pumpkin, and National Pledge are among the 17 symbols that represent India.

What state animal is a fish?

Only native to California, the Golden Trout (Salmo agua-bonita) was designated as the state fish by an act of the State Legislature in 1947.

What state animal is a chicken?

A chicken is also the official animal of Rhode Island. Delaware's official animal is the blue hen. A chicken is also the state animal of Rhode Island.

What is Karnataka’s state animal?

The state animal of Karnataka is the Indian elephant.

Which state has most animals?

The greatest numbers of animals are in Assam.

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