National Symbols of the country depicts the culture and tradition and that is why it is chosen very carefully. Today, in this article we are going to provide you the details of the national animal of India, and the national animal of all countries.
National Animal Of India
The national animal of India is chosen to be the Royal Bengal Tiger. India is a home of 80% of tigers in the world. And according to the Hindu mythology, the tiger is a symbol of power. The scientific name of Royal Bengal Tiger is Panthera Tigris Tigris. It is the symbol of strength, agility and grace. The Bengal Tiger is a striped animal with a thick yellow coat of fur with dark stripes. It is known for its mystic and charming features that set it apart from the rest of the wild animals found anywhere in India, and majestic, regal and lethal at the same time which makes it one of the most distinguished carnivores among the Indian fauna. A Bengal Tiger has an average lifespan of 8-10 years, with the maximum lifespan of 15 years.
National Animal Of India: Where it is found?
The royal Bengal Tiger is mainly found in Grasslands and dry scrub land (Ranthambore in Rajasthan), Tropical and subtropical rainforests (Corbett in Uttarakhand/Periyar in Kerala), Mangroves (Sunder bans), Both wet and dry deciduous forests (Kanha in Madhya Pradesh/Simlipal in Odisha).
National Animal Of India: Scientific Classification
|Subspecies||Panthera tigris tigris|
List of National Animals of all Countries
Here is the list of National Animals of all Countries.
|Afghanistan||Marco Polo Sheep|
|Bangladesh||Royal Bengal Tiger|
|India||Royal Bengal Tiger|
|Ireland||Irish Wolfhound, Red Deer|
|Russia||Russian Brown Bear|
|Scotland||Unicorn and Lion|
|South Africa||Springbok Antelope|
|South Korea||Korean Tiger|
|Taiwan||Formosan Black Bear|
|United States of America||American Bison|