10 Rare And Beautiful Animals Found In India

Nilgiri Tahr: This mountain goat is found in the southern Western Ghats of India. They are excellent climbers and have thick fur.

Greater One-horned Rhinoceros: The one-horned rhino is the largest rhino species in Asia and is found in the grasslands and forests of northern India.

Red Panda:  This adorable mammal is found in the Eastern Himalayas. They are not actually related to the giant panda, but they share a similar diet of bamboo. 

Asiatic Lion:  Once widespread across Asia, the Asiatic lion is now restricted to Gir National Park and its surrounding areas in Gujarat .

Asian Elephant:  The Asian elephant is one of the most iconic animals of India. They are intelligent and social animals and play an important role in Indian culture. 

Indian Bison (Gaur):  The gaur is the largest wild bovid in the world. They are found in the forests of India and Southeast Asia.

Snow Leopard:  The elusive snow leopard is found in the high mountains of the Himalayas. Their thick fur coat provides camouflage.

Black Buck:  The blackbuck is a medium-sized antelope found in India and Nepal. The males are known for their long, spiraling horns. 

Lion-tailed Macaque:  This monkey is endemic to the Western Ghats of India. They are social animals and live in troops of up to 100 individuals. 

Kashmir Red Stag (Hangul):  The Hangul is a subspecies of red deer found in the Kashmir valley of India. They are the largest deer species found in India.