Masked Palm Civet

Masked Palm Civet (Paguma larvata) The masked palm civet or gem-faced civet is a civet species. In morphology the masked palm civet resembles other palm civets, but does not have spots or stripes. Its fur is reddish to grey, and it has a black and white facial mask. Its tail is more than two-third the …

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Small Indian Civet

Small Indian Civet (Viverricula indica) The small Indian civet has a rather coarse fur that is brownish grey to pale yellowish brown. Usually there are five or six distinct bands on the back and four or five rows of spots on each side. Generally there are two dark stripes from behind the ear to the …

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Yellow-throated Marten

Yellow-throated Marten (Martes flavigula) The yellow-throated marten is also known as the kharza, and is the largest marten in the Old World, with the tail making up more than half its length. Its fur is brightly colored. It is an omnivore, whose sources of food range from fruit and nectar[3] to small deer. The yellow-throated …

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Langur

Langur (Semnopithecus) Gray langur also called Hanuman langur. Gray langurs are fairly terrestrial, inhabiting forest, open lightly wooded habitats, and urban areas. These langurs are largely gray (some more yellowish), with a black face and ears. Langurs mostly walk quadrupedally and spend half their time on the ground and the other half in the trees. …

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Rhesus Macaque

Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta) The rhesus macaque is one of the best-known species of Old World monkeys. The rhesus macaque is brown or grey in color and has a pink face, which is bereft of fur. It has, on average, 50 vertebrae, a dorsal scapulae and a wide rib cage. Its tail averages between 20.7 …

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Sambar

Sambar (Rusa unicolor) The appearance and the size of sambar vary widely across their range, The appearance and the size of sambar vary widely across their range,

Cheetal

Cheetal (Axis axis) The chital or cheetal, also known as spotted deer. The chital is a moderately sized deer. Males reach nearly 90 cm (35 in) and females 70 cm at the shoulder; the head-and-body length is around 1.7 m. While immature males weigh 30–75 kg, the lighter females weigh 25–45 kg. Chital are active …

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Indian Muntjac

Indian Muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak) The Indian muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak), also called the southern red muntjac and barking deer. This muntjac has soft, short, brownish or greyish hair, sometimes with creamy markings. It is among the smallest deer species. It is an omnivore and eats grass, fruit, shoots, seeds, bird eggs, and small animals, and occasionally …

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Hog Deer of Para

Hog Deer of Para (Axis porcinus) The Indian hog deer is a small deer. A mature hog deer stag stands about 70 cm at the shoulder and weighs approximately 50 kg. The ears are rounded; older animals tend to become light coloured in the face and neck. Hog deer are herbivores. The diet of this …

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