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State animal of Maharashtra (Indian giant squirrel) – complete detail

State animal of Maharashtra (Indian giant squirrel) – complete detail. Description of State animal of Maharashtra. Name of the State animal of Maharashtra is Indian giant squirrel. Habit and habitat of  Indian giant squirrel. They prefer mixed deciduous, most evergreen, tropical and rain forests. They are arboreal, and spending most of its time in trees. The weight of Indian giant squirrel is between 1.5 to 2.0 kg. …

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Description of Nilgiri tahr – Nilgiritragus hylocrius – Nilgiri ibex

Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) complete detail. Description of Nilgiri tahr – Nilgiritragus hylocrius – Nilgiri ibex. Classification of Nilgiri tahr. Habit and habitat of Nilgiri tahr. They prefer grass-woodlands, open montane grasslands, and mountain slopes. Head to body length measures about 80 to 140 cm. The length of tail about 9 to 14 cm. They are about 80 to 107 cm high at the shoulder. Color …

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State animal of Manipur (Sangai) complete detail – updated

State animal of Manipur (Sangai) complete detail – updated. Description of state animal of Manipur. Name of state animal of Manipur is Sangai. Habit and habitat of Sangai. They prefer open scrub jungle, areas of floating vegetation, or undulating land between rivers and hill ranges. They have a reddish brown to gray colored coat. They have slender body, and long and thin legs. …

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State animal of Odisha – complete detail – updated

State animal of Odisha – complete detail – updated. Description of State animal of Odisha. Name of the State animal of Odisha is Sambar. Habit and habitat of Sambar. They prefer forest, marshy and wooded areas.  They have excellent senses of hearing and smell. The weight of adult Sambar is between 100 to 320 kg. Head to body length measures about 150 to 270 …

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State animal of Uttarakhand – Complete detail – updated

State animal of Uttarakhand – Complete detail – updated. Description of state animal of Uttarakhand. Name of state animal of Uttarakhand is Musk deer. Habit and habitat of musk deer. They prefer meadows, shrub lands and fir forests on high altitude plateaus above 2000 meters. The weight of adult White-bellied musk deer is between 11 to 18 kg. Head to body length measures about …

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Description of Camel – Camelus dromedarius – Oont

Camel – Camelus dromedarius – Oont complete detail. Description of Camel – Camelus dromedarius – Oont. Habit and habitat of Camel. Distribution of Camel. Camel has a long- curved neck, deep-narrow chest, one tail and a hump. The hump is composed of fat bound together by fibrous tissue, acting as food storage in times of need. Height of camel is between 6 feet to 9 feet. Weight …

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Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) complete detail – updated

Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) complete detail – updated. Description of Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris). National animal of India is Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris). Classification of Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris). Tigers inhabit almost all types of forest and many types of grassland.  The standard color of a Bengal tiger is dark or light orange body with black stripes coming down the sides. Their ears are small and …

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Description of Nilgai – Boselaphus tragocamelus – Blue bull

Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Blue bull complete detail. Description of Nilgai – Boselaphus tragocamelus – Blue bull. Classification of Nilgai. Habit and habitat of Nilgai. Distribution of Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus).  They prefer arid areas, grassy steppe woodlands, scrub areas, dry deciduous forests and agricultural areas. They avoid dense forest and deserts. The body color of adult male is dark grey, with blue……… The weight of male Nilgai is …

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Indian Lion (Panthera leo persica) complete detail – updated

Indian Lion (Panthera leo persica) complete detail – updated. Description of Indian Lion (Panthera leo persica). Classification of Indian Lion (Panthera leo persica). Habit and habitat of Indian Lion (Panthera leo persica). Asiatic Lions are found inhabiting open grasslands and forests of India, including scrub jungles. Lions can live in forested, shrubby, mountainous, and semi-desert habitats. Local name of Indian Lion (Panthera leo persica) is Sher. They generally feeds on …

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