Most Endangered Species in India



The species’ entire population can only be found in India and restricted to the Gir National Park, Gujarat


70% of them can be found living in India and have been endangered following decades of persistent poaching


The population numbers are down to about 500 in India as a result of human interference,


The Population was impacted by frequent flooding seasons and increasing risks of human-wildlife conflicts


Due to severe poaching, their numbers had fallen to 8,000 in less than 20 years but rose to around 25,000 after conservation efforts

Lion-tailed Macaque

Total wild population of the macaque is around 4,000 individuals, and is projected to decline more than 20% in the next 25 years

Resplendent Tree Frog

About 300 of them are left and are so rare that they can only be found in the Anamudi summit in Kerala within the Eravikulam National Park

Kashmiri Red Stag

They were estimated to be around 5,000 but dramatically decreased to about 150 in 1970, and around 110-130 in 2015

Nilgiri Tahr

Endangered mountain goat species only has about 2,500-3,000 individuals remaining in the wild within the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, covering less than 10%

Indian Bison (Gaur)

Bison has unfortunately lost more than 70% of its population in many parts of their range and is listed as a vulnerable species by IUCN

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