Which of these big cats are extinct in India?

Which animal has gone extinct in India?

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP 14) has announced that the species of animals that have gone extinct in India are – Indian Cheetah, pink-headed duck, northern Sumatran rhinoceros, and Sunderban dwarf rhinoceros.

Are cheetahs extinct in India?

Research showed that there were at least 230 cheetahs in the wild between 1799 and 1968. It is the only large mammal to become extinct since Independence. Hunting, diminishing habitat and non-availability of enough prey – black buck, gazelle and hare – led to the extinction of the cat in India.

Is Jaguar found in India?

Big Cats Found in India

Four big cat species are found in India in wild viz. Gir Lion, Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, Snow leopard. … The Big Cats that are not found in their natural habitats in India are Jaguar and Cheetah.

Is dinosaur an extinct animal?

Dinosaurs went extinct about 65 million years ago (at the end of the Cretaceous Period), after living on Earth for about 165 million years.

Which animal is extinct?

Extinct species

Common name Binomial name Date of extinction
Desert rat-kangaroo Caloprymnus campestris Gould, 1843 1935 IUCN
Thylacine, or Tasmanian wolf/tiger Thylacinus cynocephalus Harris, 1808 1936 IUCN
Toolache wallaby Macropus greyi Waterhouse, 1846 1939 IUCN
Desert bandicoot Perameles eremiana Spencer, 1837 1943 IUCN
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