India is blessed with diverse and unique creatures although, due to harsh human interference, many of the animals are on the verge of extinction. Not only does man’s actions determine the fate of these animals, but climate change plays a major role in the decline of their existence as well. Yes, we are talking about some exotic animals that are not well-known but interesting. Want to know more, take a look at these rare animals of India which you might have missed in these awesome destinations.
Let’s have a look at these rare and exotic wildlife species of animals found in India.
The Palm civets are endemic to the rain forests of Western Ghat in India. The species of civet has a coat that is a golden brown, dark brown and orange-brown to gray. The Brown Palm Civet is a fruit eater and an important seed-dispersing agent of the rain forest. The very graceful climber rest during the day in hollow trees canopy vine tangles, Indian giant squirrel nests, and forks of branches. Another species of rare civet found in Western Ghat is a critically endangered, The Malabar Large-spotted Civet.
The Malabar Giant Squirrel, also known as Shekru, is a rodent species native to India and comes in vibrant colors — black, cream, and purple.
Even after measuring 3 feet in length, it is not easy to sight these animals amidst the dense forest canopy of Southern India.As opposed to other squirrels that store their food in the ground, these vibrant and colorful rodents hop from one tree to another and store their food up in the treetops.