List of Indian state animals

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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.[1] 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.

State Common name Scientific name Image
Andhra Pradesh Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra Blackbuck male female.jpg
Arunachal Pradesh Gayal Bos frontalis B4 darjeling para-5.jpg
Assam One-horned rhino Rhinoceros unicornis Indian Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis)1 - Relic38.jpg
Bihar Ox Bos gaurus Indian Bison (Gaur) 1 by N. A. Naseer.jpg
Chhattisgarh Wild buffalo B. bubalis arnee Asiatic water buffalo in zoo tierpark friedrichsfelde berlin germany.jpg
Goa Gaur/Gavoredo in Konkani Bos gaurus Indian Bison (Gaur) 1 by N. A. Naseer.jpg
Gujarat Asiatic lion Panthera leo persica Panthera leo persica male.jpg
Haryana Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra Blackbuck male female.jpg
Himachal Pradesh Snow leopard Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia Snow leopard portrait.jpg
Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir stag/Hangul Cervus elaphus hanglu Cervus cashmeerianus Smit.jpg
Jharkhand Indian elephant Elephas maximus indicus IndianElephant.jpg
Karnataka Indian elephant Elephas maximus indicus IndianElephant.jpg
Kerala Indian elephant Elephas maximus indicus IndianElephant.jpg
Madhya Pradesh Barasingha (swamp deer) Rucervus duvaucelii Barasingha.jpg
Maharashtra Indian giant squirrel Ratufa indica Malabar giant sqirrel.jpg
Manipur Sangai Cervus eldi eldi Cervus eldii2.jpg
Meghalaya Clouded leopard Neofelis nebulosa Clouded leopard.jpg
Mizoram Hoolock gibbon Hoolock hoolock Ulluk-2.jpg
Nagaland Gayal/Mithun Bos frontalis B4 darjeling para-5.jpg
Odisha Sambar Rusa unicolor Sambhar deer.jpg
Punjab Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra Blackbuck male female.jpg
Rajasthan Camel No Scientific name 07. Camel Profile, near Silverton, NSW, 07.07.2007.jpg
Sikkim Red panda Ailurus fulgens Ailurus fulgens RoterPanda LesserPanda.jpg
Tamil Nadu Nilgiri tahr Nilgiritragus hylocrius Nilgiri Tahr, Kerala.jpg
Telangana Spotted deer Axis axis White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) grazing - 20050809.jpg
Tripura Phayre's langur Trachypithecus phayrei Trachypithecus geei (Assam, 2006).jpg
Uttar Pradesh Swamp deer Rucervus duvaucelii Barasingha.jpg
Uttarakhand Alpine Musk Deer Moschus chrysogaster Moschustier.jpg
West Bengal Fishing cat Prionailurus viverrinus Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) 3.jpg
Union territory Common name Scientific name Image
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Dugong Dugong Dugong Marsa Alam.jpg
Chandigarh
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
Delhi Nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus Nilgauantilope Boselaphus tragocamelus Tierpark Hellabrunn-10.jpg
Lakshadweep Butterfly fish Chaetodon decussatus Bep chaetodon decussatus.jpg
Puducherry Squirrel Sciuridae Squirrel Eating a peanut.jpg

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