List of Indian states by wildlife population

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Bengal Tiger and Indian Elephant are endangered species which are protected by Project Tiger and Project Elephant programmes run by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.[1][2][3] Indian Leopards are threatened and protected species. The tiger numbers are of animals aged above 1.5 years.[4][5]

Tiger, Leopard and Elephant population by state
State Tigers (2019) Elephants (2019) Leopards (2015)
Andhra Pradesh 58 80 343
Arunachal Pradesh 29 1614 489
Assam 190 5719 2487
Bihar 31 25 32
Chhattisgarh 19 247 846
Goa 3 0 71
Gujarat 0 0 1355
Jharkhand 5 679 29
Karnataka 524 6049 1,129
Kerala 190 5706 472
Madhya Pradesh 526 7 1,817
Maharashtra 312 6 905
Meghalaya 0 1754 0
Mizoram 0 7 0
Nagaland 0 446 0
Odisha 28 1976 345
Rajasthan 69 0 434
Tamil Nadu 264 2761 815
Tripura 0 102 0
Uttar Pradesh 173 232 194
Uttarakhand 442 1839 703
West Bengal 88 194 0
Total 2,967 29964 7,701

See also[edit]

Leopard population is not zero in Assam and West Bengal. Camera image trap method estimated leopards in 14 tiger states, out of 17 tiger states. In India leopard occurs in 28 states and one Union Territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Project Elephant". wildlifeofindia.org. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Project Tiger". projecttiger.nic.in. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  3. ^ "About Project Elephant". Government of India. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Tiger population grows". CNN IBN. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Tiger numbers grow by 30". Times of India. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Elephant census 2017" (PDF).