Class 8
Chapter 7 Class 8 - Conservation Of Plants And Animals

Endemic Species means species which are only found in a particular region.


Here, we list the species of animals and birds which are only found in India


Purple Pig Faced Frog - in Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats

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Asiatic Lion - in Gir National Park, Gujrat

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In 19th Century, hunting expeditions were hugely popular in British India. Due to hunting, at the end of the 19th century, only about a dozen Asiatic lions were left in India, all of them in the Gir Forest. As of 2015 Census, there are 523 Asiatic Lions

Nilgiri langur - in Nilgiri Hills, Western Ghats

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This langur has glossy black fur on its body and golden brown fur on its head. It is Endangered due to Habitat Destruction and poaching. It is found in the Western Ghats

Beddome's toad - in Western Ghats

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This special type of toad is also found in Western Ghats.

One Horned Rhinoceros - in Western Ghats

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Mugger crocodile - in Western Ghats

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White-rumped vulture - in Western Ghats

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Black Buck - in Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana

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Kashmir Stag - in Dachigam National Park in Kashmir

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Lion Tailed Macaque - in Western Ghats 

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Malabar Civet - in Kerala and Karnatka


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Nilgiri Blue Robin - In the Forest Floor

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Nilgiri Flycatcher - in Western Ghats 

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Nilgiri LaughingThrush - in Brahmagiris of Coorg

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Nilgiri Marten - In Western Ghats

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Nilgiri Tahr - In Western Ghats

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Nilgiri Wood Pigeon - In Western Ghats

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Pygmy Hog - in Bhutan, india and Nepal

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Sangai Deer - in India Manipur

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