extinct in the wild. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is one of the main resources for the categorization of these species. The Genus name is Macaca silenus and it is a part of the endangered species category. This lion tailed macaque is endangered because of deforestation of their habitat. It is estimated that there are less than one thousand individuals remaining in their habitats in India. During the last few decades there has been a dramatic decrease. This species has
Before we proceed to learn about the endangered plants and animals, let’s try to understand India as a megadiversity nation. India is one of the 12 megadiverse countries of the world with holds diverse landscape, flora and fauna, climate, culture etc. Click on the video screen below to know about India as a megadiversity nation. Before we proceed to learn about the endangered plants and animals, let's try to understand what do we mean by endangered species and their reasons of extinction.
African Experience: This habitat is a natural habitat for African lions which was opened by occupying a small part of the zoological garden was first started in the September of 2003. The presence of the large rock formations as well as the waterfall attracts visitors a lot. The main animals which can be seen in this
KEY QUESTION: HOW HAS HUMAN PERCEPTION OF OTHER SPECIES AND THEIR NEEDS LED TO CHANGES IN ECOSYSTEM IMBALANCE? INTRODUCTION: The ability to survive and reproduce by living organisms is constantly being tested by its external environment. Organisms those are unable to cope up with these changing external factors, face extinction. Over the years, species have evolved with the changing environmental conditions and have incurred adaptations to suit their existence in their environment
Animals and human beings come into contact with each other in the different environment across the world. This has been fostered by human settlement in most regions that were delegated for animals. Whenever there is a contact between human and animals, there is a chance for the development of a relationship. Although human beings are familiar with the interaction of companion animals like cats, human-animal interaction also occurs in the context of farms, laboratories and in the wilderness (Davis
Animal Emotions Do animals feel joy, love, fear, anguish or despair? What ere emotions, and perhaps more importantly, how do scientists prove animals are capable of emotion? Sea lion mothers have often been seen wailing painfully and squealing eerily as they watch their babies being eaten by killer whales. Buffaloes have also been observed sliding playfully across ice, excitedly screaming “Gwaaa.” Emotions are defined broadly as psychological phenomena that help in behavioral management and