mammals of rajaji national park


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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