Rusty Spotted Cat

Rusty Spotted Cat (Prionailurus rubiginosus) The rusty-spotted cat is the smallest wild cat. It is 35 to 48 cm in length, with a 15 to 30 cm tail, and weighs only 0.9 to 1.6 kg . The short fur is grey over most of the body, with rusty spots over the back and flanks. The …

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Leopard Cat

Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) The leopard cat is a small wild cat. Leopard cat subspecies differ widely in fur color, tail length, skull shape and size of carnassials. A leopard cat is about the size of a domestic cat, but more slender, with longer legs and well-defined webs between its toes. The tail is about …

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Leopard (Panthera pandus) The leopard has relatively short legs and a long body. Its fur is marked with rosettes. It is similar in appearance to the jaguar, but has a smaller. The leopard’s skin color varies between individuals from pale yellowish to dark golden with dark spots grouped in rosettes. Its belly is whitish and …

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Tiger (Panthera tigris tigers) The Tiger has a muscular body with powerful forelimbs, a large head and a tail that is about half the length of its body. The Tiger is one of only a few striped cat species; it is not known why spotted patterns and rosettes are the more common camouflage pattern among …

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Wild Pig

Wild Pig (Sus scrofa) The wild Pig is also known as the wild Boar or wild swine. The wild boar is a bulky, massively built suid with short and relatively thin legs. The trunk is short and robust and neck is short. A 50 kg (110 lb) boar needs around 4,000–4,500 calories of food per …

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Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) The Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), also called Asiatic elephant. Asian elephants inhabit grasslands, tropical evergreen forests, semi-evergreen forests, moist deciduous forests, dry deciduous forests and dry thorn forests. Elephants are crepuscular. They are classified as megaherbivores and consume up to 150 kg (330 lb) of plant matter per day. In general, …

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Vetiveria zizanoides

Vetiveria zizanoides (Khus Ghas ) Vetiver grows to 150 centimetres high and form clumps as wide. Under favorable conditions, the erect culms can reach 3m in height. The stems are tall and the leaves are long, thin, and rather rigid. The flowers are brownish-purple. Unlike most grasses, which form horizontally spreading, mat-like root systems. The …

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Urochloa panicoides

Urochloa panicoides (Barajalgauti) This annual grass has decumbent or upright stems up to a meter long. It may root where its lower nodes contact the substrate. The leaves have linear or lance-shaped blades up to 25 centimeters long. The spikelets are solitary or paired.

Thysanolaena maxima

Thysanolaena maxima (Jhadoo Ghas) A beautiful plant that looks like bamboo but is actually a perennial grass. It is very tight clumping which makes it a good screener or feature plant. If planting Tiger Grass as a screen, ideal spacing is 1 to 1.5m apart, and atleast half a meter away from fence, building, etc.

Themeda quadrivalvis

Themeda quadrivalvis (Kangaroo Grass) This species is an annual grass growing up to 2 metres tall. The usually folded leaves are up to 60 centimetres long. The seed heads are rounded or fan-shaped and are accompanied by leaflike bracts. The grass becomes orange, red, or golden brown at maturity. The seed is sometimes found as …

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