List of Indian state animals
India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 29 states and 7 union territories. All Indian states have their own government and Union territories come under the jurisdiction of the Central Government. As most of the other countries India too has a national emblem-The lion capital. Apart from India's national emblem, each of its States and Union Territories have their own state seals and symbols which include state animals, birds, trees, flowers etc. A list of state animals of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all State characters and seals.
|Union territory||Common name||Scientific name||Image|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Dugong||Dugong|
|Chandigarh||Indian Gray Mongoose||Herpestes edwardsi|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Not declared yet||Not declared yet||Not declared yet|
|Daman and Diu||Not declared yet||Not declared yet||Not declared yet|
|Lakshadweep||Butterfly fish||Chaetodon decussatus|
|Puducherry||Indian palm squirrel||Funambulus palmarum|
- Symbols of Chandigarh (PDF). Chandigarh: Department of Forests and Wildlife, Chandigarh. 2013. p. 1.
- "State Symbols of India". General Knowledge 2016/2017.
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