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Indian Pangolin, Wild Animal
Indian pangolin is a nocturnal mammal native to the Indian subcontinent, distinguished by its protective keratin scales. This solitary insectivore, adapted to various habitats including forests and grasslands, faces severe threats from poaching and habitat loss.
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The Indian mongoose, known for its agility and boldness, inhabits open forests, scrublands, and cultivated fields near human settlements. It preys on rodents, snakes, bird eggs, and invertebrates. Renowned for its ability to combat venomous snakes, it employs evasive tactics and possesses natural resistance to snake venom.
Marten is similar to otters, pole-cats and weasels. In India, it is found mainly in the Himalayan regions and also in the mountainous regions of south India. Martens are small, agile mammals found primarily in the Himalayan region of India. Notable species include the Yellow-throated Marten, Nilgiri Marten and the Beech Marten.
Markhor is a wild goat which normally lives in high altitudes. Considered an endangered species, Markhor mainly dominates southwestern Jammu and Kashmir`s Pir Panjal range.
Porcupine is a rodent which possesses a coat of sharp spines which helps them to protect themselves from predators. They inhabit various regions, from forest fringes to rocky outcrops.
Urial is a wild bearded sheep which is also known as Shapo or Arkars. Found in montane areas of India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and parts of Uttarakhand. These wild sheep prefer grassland, open woodland, and gentle slopes.
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