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There are a large number of animals - domestic and wild, found in Uttarakhand.
Kings from all over India and Britishers used this land for their hobby of hunting. This tendency was later inherited by
local bigwigs which has resulted in extiction or near extinction of some animals.

The main species of animals in Uttarakhand are  -

Pet Animals

Cow

Horse

Pony (Khachchar)

Donkey

Buffeloe

Pig

Sheep

Goat

Chicken

Dog

Chawargay (?)

Jhuppu (?)

Elephant (Terai region)

Camel (Terai region)


Wild Animals

Bengal Tiger (Ser),Hyna, Guldar, Lakarbaggha, Cheeta, Tendua, Thadu Bagh (White tiger in higher himalayan range)

Wild Elephants

Wild Horse

Wild Donkey

Yak

Kyang

Himalayan Bear (Black in Hills, Red in Johar / Darma areas and brown bear in Bhawar area)

Neelgay

Dears - Barking dear (Kakar), Hug dear (Ghural), Kasturi Mrig (Found at 8K ft. or above alt), Barehsinga, Cheetal, Padha,
Baradh, Chausinga Hiran, Jadau Sambhar

Jackal, fox

Monkeys - Ratua (Hanuman bandar with red face) Langoor (Black face with grey body)

Chuthraul (With very soft fur)

Rabbit

Wild Pig

wild cat

rats

Bat

Newla (?)

Gilhari

Gwann

Sehi or Saula (Throws the needles for defence)

Saro

Bird Species in Uttarakhand

1.	Hansa (Rajhansa of Kailash Parvat?)
2.	Kabootar
3.	Malya (Wild Pigeon)
4.	Fakta
5.	Gauraya
6.	Koyal
7.	Kathkora
8.	Sithaula
9.	ghinaura
10.	kauwwa
11.	Giddh (Vulture)
12.	Ukab
13.	Cheel
14.	Baaz
15.	Shikra
16.	Lungi (12K ft. alt)
17.	Munal (10K to 12K ft.)
18.	Kalkaans or Pokhraj Murgi (5k to 10k ft)
19.	Common Murga
20.	Simkukurh
21.	Teetar
22.	Bataire
23.	Chakore
24.	Bulbul
25.	Chaanchar
26.	Musbhyakurh
27.	Ulloo (common Owl)
28.	Jhyapkushyorh
29.	Jalmurgi
30.	Mor (Peacock) 

Insects & Reptiles

1.	Chhipkali (Lizards of 8  9 varieties)
2.	Girgit
3.	Gwan
4.	Goh (Bhawar area)
5.	Snakes (25  30 varieties)
6.	Ajgar (Bhawar area)
7.	Joonk (leech)
8.	Mur (A type of small mosquitoe)