List of Indian states by wildlife population

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Bengal Tiger and Indian Elephant are endangered species which are protected by Project Tiger and Project Elephant programmes run by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.[1][2][3] Indian Leopards are threatened and protected species. The tiger numbers are of animals aged above 1.5 years.[4][5]

Tiger, Leopard and Elephant population by state
State Tigers (2014) Elephants (2017) Leopards (2015)
Andhra Pradesh 68 65 343
Arunachal Pradesh 28 1614 0
Assam 167 5719 0
Bihar 28 25 32
Chhattisgarh 45 247 846
Goa 5 0 71
Gujarat 0 10 1359
Jharkhand 3 679 29
Karnataka 408 6049 1,129
Kerala 136 3054 472
Madhya Pradesh 308 7 1,817
Maharashtra 190 6 905
Meghalaya 0 1754 0
Mizoram 3 7 0
Nagaland 0 446 0
Odisha 28 1976 345
Rajasthan 46 0 0
Tamil Nadu 229 2761 815
Tripura 0 102 0
Uttar Pradesh 117 232 194
Uttarakhand 340 1839 703
West Bengal 79 194 0
Total 2,226 27,312 7,701

See also

Leopard population is not zero in Assam. Camera image trap method estimated leopards in 14 tiger states, out of 17 tiger states. In India leopard occurs in 28 states and one Union Territory.

References

  1. ^ "Project Elephant". wildlifeofindia.org. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Project Tiger". projecttiger.nic.in. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "About Project Elephant". Government of India. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Tiger population grows". CNN IBN. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Tiger numbers grow by 30". Times of India. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Elephant census 2017" (PDF). 
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