List of endangered animals in India

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According to the Red Data Book of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), there are 47 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]

Contents

Very Critically endangered in IndiaEdit

Arthropoda

Birds

Fish

Insects

Reptiles and amphibians

Mammals

EndangeredEdit

Fish

Birds

Reptiles

Mammals

Animals

  Tiger 
  Elephant
 Musk deer

VulnerableEdit

Listed by the IUCN As of 2012:[6]

Mammals

Reptiles and amphibians

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Iconic Indian fish on verge of extinction: Study". zee news. Retrieved 2015-05-15. 
  6. ^ "Endangered Mammal List". Wildlife Institute of India (WII). Archived from the original on 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2007-08-06. 
  7. ^ http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/4257/0