List of endangered animals in India

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Critically endangered species 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]

Critically endangered[edit]

Birds

Fish

Reptiles and amphibians

Mammals

Endangered[edit]

Other species listed by the IUCN As of 2012:[6]

Fish

Birds

Reptiles

Mammals

Threatened[edit]

Listed by the IUCN As of 2012:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "List of endangered species". Animal Info. Retrieved 2007-08-06. 
  7. ^ "Endangered Mammal List". Wildlife Institute of India (WII). Archived from the original on 2007-07-04. Retrieved 2007-08-06.