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The national bird of India is a peacock. It is the national bird of India because of their long majestic tails, the female peacock does not have as majestic a tail as a male peacock. The male peacock has many feathers that look like eyes to prevent getting damaged or killed.
The national animal of India is a tiger. The tiger is the national animal of India because of their majestic ways. Tigers aren’t always black & orange they are normally white & black in very, very cold places, normally they are very hard to see.
The Snow Leopard is white or smokey -gray with yellow and black patterns on the fur. The Snow Leopard's large paws and long hind limbs give them agility in the snow and mountains, and a well-developed chest help adapt to mountain air.
Elephants are intelligent herbivore animals that live in family groups. The Indian (or Asian) elephant is smaller than the African, but it is still huge. Only some of the males have tusks. Their trunks are used to get water and food, as well as for breathing. One of the major threats to the Indian elephant is a destruction of its habitat by humans.
The Asiatic lion,in India, is now found in only one pocket located in the GirNational Park of the state of Gujarat. Their main prey species consist of Nilgai, Chital,Sambhar, Goats, Buffaloes and occasionally also other smaller animals. The lions of Gir have made it a habit of killing livestock and sometimes even camels.
The Sambar Deer is the most widely spread deer species in the world, covering many countries in the Asian continent. It is also one of the larger members of the deer family. Their population is large and spread to almost every corner of India. They do not appear on the endangered list. The specimens found in central India appear to be larger than those found in other regions.
Blue bulls, despite their constant conflict with villagers across almost every part of India, are still present in large numbers. Even though they might be quite commonly seen, a good size male presents quite an awesome picture.
This is the smallest asiatic antelope. Most males have very short horns, although some grow to a length of 25 - 30cms. These gazelles are found mostly in open woodlands and scrublands. Their numbershave dwindled to a large extent and they feature on the endangered list.