The threat of extinction of many wildlife including musk deer, snowlepard, brown bear, red fox, bharal, pangolin…



More than a dozen wildlife including Himalayan Musk Deer, Musk Deer, Snowlepard, Brown Bear, Red Fox, Bharal, Pangolin, found in many national parks, along with Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve Park, are under threat of extinction. According to the statistics of the Forest Department itself, only 14 brown bears, 172 sloth bears, 376 musk deer and about 12 barasinghas are left in the forests of Uttarakhand.

The statistics confirm that if the concrete steps are not taken in the coming times for the conservation of all these wildlife, then the day is not far when these wildlife will end from Devbhoomi. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has also listed 51 species of wildlife including Nilgiri Thar, Pygmy Hog, Hog Deer, Asian Elephant, Snow Leopard, Red Fox, Brown Deer, Asiatic Wild Ash in the category of most threatened wildlife in the year 2020. Is included

The greatest threat of extinction of these wildlife:
The International Union of Conservation of Nature has currently raised concerns about the extinction of 10 species of wildlife, Bengal tiger, Asiatic lion, Snow leopard, Blackbuck, Red panda, One horned rhinoceros, Eucalyptus thar, Kashmiri red stag, Hagul, Lion Tailed Macau and Indian Vision.

According to a report by the Wildlife Institute of India, the Bengal Tiger now survives only in the beautiful Forest National Park Sariska, National Park apart from Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve. Asiatic lions, also known as Persian lions, have very few numbers.

According to wildlife scientists, snow lepards found in high Himalayan regions:
Apart from Nanda Devi Park in Uttarakhand, Hemis National Park survives in Ladakh, Dibang Wildlife Century Andhra Pradesh, Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary Lahaulspiti and Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu.

Nilgiri Thars being extinct from the Nilgiri Hills:
According to the report of the Wildlife Institute, the Nilgiri Thar found in the Nilgiri Hills in South India is going extinct. It is currently being preserved in the Irabiculum National Park, the Nilgiri Hills and the Periyar National Park.

Macau, one of the world’s oldest monkeys, is in danger of extinction:
Wildlife whose extinction has been most concerned in the IUCN report includes the world’s oldest monkeys, Lion Tailed Macau Monkey. The Macau monkeys found in the Western Ghats of the country currently survive in Silent Valley National Park Kerala, Palakkad Tiger Reserve Tamil Nadu and Honavara Rain Forest Hills North West Ghats Karnataka.

The threat of extinction of reindeer:
If you look at the figures, in the year 1964, more than 4000 reindeer used to visit the forest areas of the whole country, but now their number has fallen rapidly. At present, reindeer are left in the forests of Assam and Gujarat, apart from Uttarakhand. Only 100 reindeer are left in Jim Corbett and Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand.

More than 300 species of wildlife in the country are included in the threatened category:
According to data from the report of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, more than 300 such species have been identified in the country which are in the threatened category. While there are 70 such wildlife which are in the category of extreme danger. Many schemes are being run by the Union Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change as well as the governments of all the states, Forest Department, for the conservation of all these wildlife.

There are only a few sloth beers left:
As per the data of Uttarakhand Forest Department, the number of sloth bears i.e. bears out of the protected areas is 172 in addition to Rajaji Tiger Reserve and Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve. 60 of which are in sloth bear protected areas and 112 are outside protected areas. The most dangerous situation is the brown bear, which has 14 children across the state, of which four are brown bear in protected areas while 10 are marked outside protected areas.

WII prepared 15-year National Wildlife Action Plan:
Apart from all the tiger reserves of the country, in order to conserve wildlife in the forests, a 15-year National Wildlife Action Plan has been prepared by the Wildlife Institute of India. The action plan of the institute has also been approved by the Union Ministry of Forest Environment and Climate Change. Along with the ministry, work is being done on the car plans by the Forest Research Institute and all the state governments.

The institute has prepared a 15-year National Wildlife Action Plan to conserve wildlife in the threatened category including Bengal tiger, Asiatic lion, Blackbuck, Nilgiri Thar, Snow leopard, musk deer, pangolin, Kashmiri raid stag. Through the Action Plan to be conducted from 2017 to 2031, all the schemes are being worked on for the protection of all the wildlife as well as the threatened, highly endangered. Many positive results have also been seen.
– Dr. Dhananjay Mohan, Director Wildlife Institute of India

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