5 Species Of Nocturnal Animals In India
By: Pinki Thu, 28 May 2020 3:03 PM
Here is the list of 5 known species of nocturnal wild animals found in India along with Indian Flying Fox, Barn Owl, Nightjar birds, Indian krait snake, Indian Black Scorpion, Tarantula spider and Binturong.
* Asiatic Lion
Indian lions are primarily nocturnal, One of five species of big cats found in India. The Asiatic lion are only restricted to the Gir National Park of Gujarat and estimated population of lion in India was estimated at 523 individuals in the wild.
* Indian Leopard
Indian Leopard is the msot solitary, and nocturnal wild animal of India, powerful swimmer and tree climbers. The elusive big cat is not only a versatile and opportunistic hunter but also attacks on humans and street dogs.
* Sloth Bear
Indian species of sloth bear is listed as vulnerable, are the most nocturnal of bear species found in India. The back bear also been called labiated bear and feeds on fruits, ants and termites, is the most widespread species of bear in India.
* Striped Hyena
Indian striped hyena is the largest striped hyenas species of the true hyenas, primarily a scavenger like other species and one of the most popular nocturnal animal of India.
* Indian Hedgehog
The Indian hedgehog is one of the three species of hedgehog found in India, Madras hedgehog and long-eared hedgehog are being other two. Hedgehog is a fully nocturnal animal and a small species of mammal native to India in the state of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.