List of State Animals in India, State-wise Full List

State-wise Animal Names in India

Every state has its state animal as a symbol of a particular state. India has a national animal i.e. Tiger and its scientific name is Panthera tigris. The Indian Tiger is the symbol of grace, strength, agility, and enormous power. Many animals live in flora and fauna according to weather and climate conditions. In many states killing of state animals and distinct animals is banned. If you kill these state or distinct animals then the Indian Government can impose fines or can take strict action against you.

List of State Animals in India

Most of the State Animals are chosen in terms of their availability in a particular state. Recently Union territory of Ladakh declared snow leopard as its state animal. These state animals are most Important from an exam perspective, easy to learn, and can give an edge over others if you mark the correct answers. Go through the entire list and learn the state animal names -

 List of State Animals in India

States/UT NamesAnimal Name
Andhra PradeshBlackbuck
Arunachal PradeshMithun
AssamIndian One-horned Rhino
BiharGaur
ChhattisgarhWild Buffalo
GoaGaur
GujaratAsiatic Lion
HaryanaBlackbuck
Himachal PradeshSnow Leopard
JharkhandElephant
KarnatakaElephant
KeralaElephant
Madhya PradeshSwamp Deer (Barasingha)
MaharashtraGiant Squirrel
ManipurSangai
MeghalayaClouded Leopard
MizoramSerow
NagalandMithun
OdishaSambhar deer
PunjabBlackbuck
RajasthanChinkara
SikkimRed Panda
Tamil NaduNilgiri Tahr
TelanganaSpotted Deer (Jinka)
TripuraPhayre’sLangur
UttarakhandMusk Deer
Uttar PradeshSwamp Deer (Barasingha)
West BengalFishing cat
ChandigarhIndian grey Mongoose
LakshadweepButterfly Fish
PuducherrySquirrel
LadakhSnow Leopard
Jammu and KashmirKashmir stag
DelhiNilgai

If you are preparing for any competitive exam, questions can be asked from the above list. Go through this list and try to remember state animals. These are easy to learn and can give you an edge over others in the examination. The questions on state animals can be asked in the General Knowledge and General Awareness Section of any competitive examination.

List of State Animals in India- FAQs

Q1. which state has most animals?

Assam has the largest number of animals.

Q2. What is Karnataka’s state animal?

The Indian elephant is the State animal of Karnataka.

Q3. What is the state animal of Himachal Pradesh?

Snow Leopard is the state animal of Himachal Pradesh.

Q4. What is the state animal of Rajasthan?

Chinkara is the state animal of Rajasthan.

Q5. What is the state animal of Uttarakhand?

Musk Deer is the state animal of Uttarakhand.

Q6. What is the state animal of Sikkim?

Red Panda is the state animal of Sikkim.

Q7. What is the state animal of Kerala?

Elephant is the state animal of Kerala.

Q8. What is the state animal of Madhya Pradesh?

Swamp Deer is the state animal of Madhya Pradesh.

Q9. What is the state animal of Andhra Pradesh?

Blackbuck is the state animal of Andhra Pradesh.