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List of endangered animals in India

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

VulnerableEdit

Listed by the IUCN As of 2012:[6]

Mammals

Birds

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