The animals of India are represented by many species and families. The fauna of India is quite diverse.

There are about 500 species of mammals, 2,000 species of birds and 30,000 species of insects, as well as a wide variety of fish, amphibians and reptiles in this country.

  • Popular mammals include elephant, famous white lions, royal Bengal tiger, rhinos, wild bison, felines, deer, monkeys, wild goats, etc.
  • Elephants are mainly found in the sparsely populated hilly regions of Karnataka, Kerala and Odisha.
  • Lions live in the region of rocky hills and forests of the Gujarat region, and tigers live in the Brahmaputra valley.
  • The fauna of India also includes the wild goat (Rajasthan), mongoose and spotted deer.
  • Leopards are found in many forests and wolves roam the open countryside. Cheetahs can be found on the Deccan Plateau.
  • In addition, in India you can find a huge number of species of snakes, lizards and crocodiles. Snakes include the deadly cobra and the equally venomous Kreutz snake.
  • Scorpions and other insects are abundant in this country.