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Did you know that there is a State Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree for each State of India? These are considered as State Symbols and indicate the biodiversity of a State. Here is a list of all the State Animals with their common names, local names and their Conservation Status.

State Common name Local Name Conservation Status
Andhra Pradesh Blackbuck Krishna Jinka Near Threatened
Arunachal Pradesh Gayal Mithun CITIES Appendix I
Assam One-horned rhino Gorh Vulnerable
Bihar Indian Bison Gaur Vulnerable
Chhattisgarh Wild Buffalo Van Bhainsa Endangered
Goa Indian Bison Gaur Vulnerable
Gujarat Asiatic lion Sinh Endangered
Haryana Blackbuck Kala Hiran Near Threatened
Himachal Pradesh Snow Leopard Barfani Cheetah Endangered
Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir stag Hangul Critically Endangered
Jharkhand Indian Elephant Hathi Endangered
Karnataka Indian Elephant Hathi Endangered
Kerala Indian Elephant Hathi Endangered
Lakshadweep Indian Vagabond Butterflyfish Not known
Meghalaya Clouded Leopard Matcha dotok Vulnerable
Madhya Pradesh Swamp Deer Barasingha Vulnerable
Maharashtra Indian Giant Squirrel Shekroo Near Threatened
Manipur Brow-antlered Deer Sangai Endangered
Mizoram Western Hoolock gibbon Ulluk Endangered
Nagaland Indian Bison Gaur Vulnerable
Orissa Indian Elephant Hathi Endangered
Punjab Blackbuck Kala Hiran Near Threatened
Rajasthan Chinkara Chahiugari Least Concern
Sikkim Red Panda Wah Donka Vulnerable
Tamil Nadu Nilgiri Tahr Ibex Endangered
Tripura Phayre’s Langur Chasma Banar Endangered
Uttarakhand Musk deer Kastura Endangered
Uttar Pradesh Swamp Deer Barasingha Vulnerable
West Bengal Royal Bengal Tiger Bagh Endangered

India – State Animals

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