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National Animal of India: List of National Animal of All Countries

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

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Clade Synapsids
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Felidae
Genus Panthera
Species Panthera tigris
Subspecies Panthera tigris tigris


List of National Animals of all Countries

Here is the list of National Animals of all Countries.

Country National Animal
Afghanistan Marco Polo Sheep
Argentina Puma
Australia Kangaroo
Bangladesh Royal Bengal Tiger
Belgium Lion
Bhutan Takin
Bolivia Llama
Brazil Jaguar
Bulgaria Lion
Chile Huemul
China Chinese Dragon
Colombia Andean Condor
Cuba Cuban Crocodile
Cyprus mouflon sheep
Denmark Lion
Egypt Saladin’s Eagle
England Lion, Bulldog
Finland Brown Bear
France Gallic Rooster
Hungary Turul
India Royal Bengal Tiger
Iraq Komodo Dragon
Ireland Irish Wolfhound, Red Deer
Israel gazelle
Japan Pheasant, Koi
Jordan Oryx
Malaysia Malayan Tiger
Myanmar peafowl
Netherlands Lion
New Zealand Moose
Norway Lion
Pakistan Markhor
Philippines Carabao
Poland White Eagle
Portugal Iberian wolf
Puerto Rico Coqui
Romania lynx
Russia Russian Brown Bear
Scotland Unicorn and Lion
Singapore Lion
South Africa Springbok Antelope
South Korea Korean Tiger
Spain Bull
Sri Lanka Lion
Taiwan Formosan Black Bear
Thailand Thai Elephant
United States of America American Bison
Vietnam Water Buffalo
Zimbabwe Sable Antelope


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