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
|Andhra Pradesh||Blackbuck||Antilope cervicapra|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Gayal/Mithun||Bos frontalis|
|Assam||One-horned rhinoceros||Rhinoceros unicornis|
|Chhattisgarh||Wild Buffalo||Bubalus bubalis arnee|
|Gujarat||Asiatic lion||Panthera leo persica|
|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|
|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|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Kashmir Stag||Cervus elaphus hanglu|
|Lakshadweep||Butterfly Fish||Chaetodon decussatus|
|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.