Conch

Conch Scientific Name: Turbinella pyrum Common Name: Conch, Shankh (Hindi), Sangu (Tamil), Shankha (Sanskrit) Distribution: Gulf of Mannar, Gulf of Khambat, and near the Narmada river mouth In Religion and…

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Cock

Cock Scientific Name:CGallus gallus Common Name: Cock, Murga (Hindi), Seval (Tamil) Distribution: Throughout India In Religion and Mythology​ Lord Murugan's battle flag ( seval kodi ) The cock is the…

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Camel

Camel Scientific Name:Camelus dromedaries Common Name: One-humped camel, Oont (Hindi), Ottagam (Tamil), Ushtraa (Sanskrit) Conservation Status: Domesticated In Religion and Mythology​ Lord Vishnu on Garuda, as vahana Camels play a…

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Brahmy Kite

Brahmy Kite Scientific Name: Haliastur indus Common Name: Brahminy kite, Brahmani Cheel (Hindi), Krishna parunthu (Tamil), Khemankari (Sanskrit)) Distribution: Plains and forests of India IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern (LC)…

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Bengal Tiger

Bengal Tiger Scientific Name:Panthera tigris tigris Common Name: Bengal tiger, Bagh (Hindi), Puli (Tamil), Vyaaghraha (Sanskrit) Distribution: Throughout India IUCN Conservation Status: Vulnerable (VU) In Religion and Mythology​ Lord Ayyappan…

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