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State animal of Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri tahr) complete detail – updated

State animal of Tamil Nadu (Nilgiri tahr) complete detail – updated. Description of State animal of Tamil Nadu. Name of the state animal of Tamil Nadu is Nilgiri tahr. Habit and habitat of Nilgiri thar. They prefer grass-woodlands, open mountain grasslands, and mountain slopes. Head to body length measures about 80 to 140 cm. The length of tail about 9 to 14 cm. They …

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State animal of Bihar (Gaur) – complete detail – updated

State animal of Bihar (Gaur) – complete detail – updated. What is the name of State animal of Bihar. Description of State animal of Bihar. Habit and habitat of Gaur. Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas.  They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in dry deciduous forest areas. Mostly they …

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Green bee eater (Merops orientalis) complete detail – updated

Green bee eater (Merops orientalis) complete detail – updated. Description of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). Local name – Bahira popat. Classification of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). Habit and habitat of Green bee eater (Merops orientalis). The little green bee-eater predominantly inhabits arid woodlands with scattered trees and bare soil or sand. The green bee eater is mostly bronze-green, with golden-green crown and nape, …

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Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail

Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris) complete detail. Description of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Classification of Black Shouldered Kite (Elanus axillaris). Habit and habitat of Black Shouldered Kite. The black shouldered kite occurs in open woodland, grassland and farmland, particularly in areas with scattered trees. This species can also be found on coastal sand dunes, particularly in the south and west of its …

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State bird of Jharkhand (Asian koel) complete detail – updated

State bird of Jharkhand (Asian koel) complete detail – updated. Description of state bird of Jharkhand. Name of state bird of Jharkhand is Asian koel. The Asian koel is a bird of light woodland and cultivation. They prefers staying in a dense thick forest with thick trees and bamboos, light woodland and cultivation areas. Color of adult male Asian koel is glossy bluish-black …

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Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated

Indian bison (Bos gaurus) – complete detail – updated. Description of Indian bison (Bos gaurus) Gaur. Classification of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Distribution of Indian bison (Bos gaurus). Habit and habitat of Indian bison.  Indian bisons are found on the forested hills and grassy areas. They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, but also occur in deciduous forest areas at …

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Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) complete detail

Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) complete detail – updated. Description of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis). Classification of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis). Local name of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) is Doyel.  Habit and habitat of Oriental magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis). The Oriental Magpie Robin is found in open woodland, cultivated areas often close to human habitations. They prefer open areas such as mangroves, gardens, cultivated areas. Young birds have scaly …

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Description of Common Leopard butterfly – Phalanta phalantha

Common Leopard butterfly (Phalanta phalantha) complete detail. Description of Common Leopard butterfly – Phalanta phalantha. Classification of Common Leopard butterfly. Habit and habitat of Common Leopard butterfly. They are usually seen alone or in small groups. Males sometimes imbibe moisture from damp sand along riverbanks, but are more strongly attracted to patches of urine, and to dung……… The color of upper wings bright orange, with yellow appearance. The wings …

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Description of Musk deer – Moschus leucogaster

Musk deer (Moschus leucogaster) Complete detail. Description of Musk deer – Moschus leucogaster. Classification of Musk deer. Habit and habitat of Musk deer. They prefer meadows, shrub lands and fir forests on high altitude plateaus. The weight of adult White-bellied musk deer is between 11 to 18 kg. Head to body length measures about 80 to 100 cm. They are about 35 to 50 cm high …

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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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