List of endangered animals in India

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According to the Red Data List of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are 48 critically endangered species in India (as of 5 September 2011).[1]

The Red List of 2012 was released at the Rio+20 Earth Summit . It contains 132 species of plants and animals in India listed as critically endangered.[2][3][4]

Critically endangered in India

Arthropoda

Birds

Fish

Insects

Reptiles and amphibians

Mammals

Endangered in india

Fish

Birds

Reptiles

Mammals

Vulnerable

Listed by the IUCN As of 2012:[5]

Mammals

  • Gaur (Bos gaurus)
  • Yak (Bos grunhniens)
  • Takin (Budorcas taxicolor)
  • [[abcdefghijklmnopatstuvwxyZ

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Birds

Reptiles and amphibians

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Extinct from India

See also

References

  1. ^ "Extinction Animals (Press Release)". Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2011-09-05.
  2. ^ Red list has 132 species of plants, animals from India
  3. ^ http://www.iucnredlist.org/current-news
  4. ^ Extinction threat 'a call to world leaders' at Rio Earth Summit
  5. ^ "Endangered Mammal List". Wildlife Institute of India (WII). Archived from the original on 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2007-08-06.

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