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Animals in Nepal

AntAnt
First evolved 100 million years ago!
AntelopeAntelope
Renew their horns every year!
Asian Giant HornetAsian Giant Hornet
The largest wasp in the world!
Asian Palm CivetAsian Palm Civet
It mainly eats mangos and coffee!
Asiatic Black BearAsiatic Black Bear
Known to eat 160 different tree-borne fruits in Thailand!
AvocetAvocet
Has a curved, upturned beak!
BarbBarb
There are over 2,000 known species!
Barn OwlBarn Owl
Found everywhere around the world!
BatBat
Detects prey using echolocation!
BearBear
There are 8 different species!
BeetleBeetle
There are more than 350,000 different species!
Bengal TigerBengal Tiger
The most numerous species of tiger!
BirdBird
Not all birds are able to fly!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
ButterflyButterfly
There are thought to be up 20,000 species!
CatCat
First domesticated by the Ancient Egyptians!
CaterpillarCaterpillar
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
CatfishCatfish
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
CentipedeCentipede
There are about 3,000 documented species!
ChickenChicken
First domesticated more than 10,000 years ago!
Clouded LeopardClouded Leopard
Has canines that can be two inches long!
CockroachCockroach
Dated to be around 300 million years old!
Common BuzzardCommon Buzzard
The most common raptor in the UK!
CowCow
There are nearly 1.5 million worldwide!
CrabCrab
There are 93 different crab groups!
CraneCrane
Many are critically endangered species!
CrocodileCrocodile
Thought to be around with the dinosaurs!
DeerDeer
There are around 40 different species!
DholeDhole
Only 2,000 left in the wild!
DogDog
First domesticated in South-East Asia!
DonkeyDonkey
First domesticated 5,000 years ago!
DormouseDormouse
Found in Europe, Africa and Asia!
DragonflyDragonfly
It's larvae are carnivorous!
DuckDuck
Rows of tiny plates line their teeth!
EagleEagle
Has exceptional eyesight!
Earwig Earwig
There are nearly 2,000 different species!
ElephantElephant
Spends around 22 hours a day eating!
FalconFalcon
The fastest creatures on the planet!
Fire-Bellied ToadFire-Bellied Toad
Found across mainland Europe and Asia!
Fishing CatFishing Cat
Scoops fish out of the water using it's paw!
FlyFly
There are more than 240,000 different species!
Flying SquirrelFlying Squirrel
Can glide up to 90 meters!
FoxFox
There are 12 different species in the world!
FrogFrog
There are around 5,000 different species!
GeckoGecko
There are thought to be over 2,000 species!
GerbilGerbil
Originally known as the Desert Rat!
Glass LizardGlass Lizard
Can grow up to 4ft long!
Glow WormGlow Worm
Found inhabiting dense woodland and caves!
GoatGoat
Most closely related to the Sheep!
Golden OrioleGolden Oriole
Migrates between Europe and Asia!
GooseGoose
There are 29 different species!
GrasshopperGrasshopper
There are 11,000 known species!
Green Bee-EaterGreen Bee-Eater
Mainly eats honeybees!
HamsterHamster
Able to run as quickly backwards as forwards!
HedgehogHedgehog
Thought to be one of the oldest mammals on Earth!
HeronHeron
Inhabits wetlands around the world!
Honey BeeHoney Bee
There are only 7 recognised species!
HorseHorse
Has evolved over 50 million years!
HumanHuman
Thought to have orignated 200,000 years ago!
HummingbirdHummingbird
Beat their wings up to 80 times per second!
IbisIbis
Found in swamps, marshes and wetlands!
Indian ElephantIndian Elephant
Found throughout south-east Asia!
InsectInsect
There are an estimated 30 million species!
JackalJackal
Can maintain speeds of 16 km/h!
KingfisherKingfisher
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
LadybirdLadybird
There are more than 5,000 species worldwide!
Leopard CatLeopard Cat
There are 11 different species!
LigerLiger
The offspring of a lion and tiger parents!
LizardLizard
There are around 5,000 different species!
Long-Eared OwlLong-Eared Owl
Ear-tufts make it look bigger!
MagpieMagpie
They are found across Europe, Asia and Africa!
Masked Palm CivetMasked Palm Civet
Found throughout Asia, India and China!
MayflyMayfly
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
MillipedeMillipede
Some species have a poisonous bite!
MoleMole
Primarily hunts and feeds on Earthworms!
MongooseMongoose
Range in size from just 1 to 3 foot!
MongrelMongrel
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
Monitor LizardMonitor Lizard
Some species are thought to carry a weak venom!
MonkeyMonkey
There are around 260 known species!
MoorhenMoorhen
Feeds on aquatic insects and water-spiders!
MothMoth
There are 250,000 different species!
MouseMouse
Found on every continent on Earth!
MuleMule
The offspring of a horse and donkey parents!
NeanderthalNeanderthal
Roamed Asia and Europe for around 100,000 years!
NewtNewt
Able to regrow lost or damaged limbs!
NightingaleNightingale
Named more than 1,000 years ago!
OtterOtter
There are 13 different species worldwide!
ParrotParrot
Can live for up to 100 years!
PheasantPheasant
Females lay between 8 and 12 eggs per clutch!
PigPig
Thought to have been domesticated in 9,000 BC!
PikaPika
Found in mountainous regions and rocky areas!
Pond SkaterPond Skater
There are 500 different species!
PorcupinePorcupine
There are 30 different species worldwide!
QuailQuail
Inhabits woodland and forest areas worldwide!
RabbitRabbit
There are more than 50 different species!
RatRat
Omnivores that eat anything!
Red PandaRed Panda
There are less than 3,000 left in the wild!
RhinocerosRhinoceros
It's horns are made from keratin!
River TurtleRiver Turtle
Inhabits freshwater habitats around the world!
RobinRobin
There are more than 45 species in Australia alone!
SalamanderSalamander
There are more than 700 different species!
ScorpionScorpion
There are around 2,000 known species!
SeahorseSeahorse
Highly endangered due to overhunting!
SheepSheep
Around 35 million in the English countryside!
ShrimpShrimp
There are 2,000 different species worldwide!
Slow WormSlow Worm
Found widely throughout British gardens!
SnailSnail
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
SnakeSnake
There are around 2,700 known species worldwide!
SparrowSparrow
There are 140 different species!
SquirrelSquirrel
Small rodents found in woodlands worldwide!
Stick InsectStick Insect
There are more than 3,000 different species!
StoatStoat
Average adults weigh about 200 grams!
SwanSwan
Populations have been affected by pollution!
TermiteTermite
Their mounds can be up to 9 meters tall!
TigerTiger
The largest feline in the world!
TortoiseTortoise
Can live until they are more than 150 years old!
Tree FrogTree Frog
Found in warmer jungles and forests!
VultureVulture
There are 30 different species worldwide!
WaspWasp
There are around 75,000 recognised species!
Water BuffaloWater Buffalo
Has been domesticated for thousands of years!
Water DragonWater Dragon
Spends most of it's time in the trees!
WeaselWeasel
The smallest carnivorous mammal in the world!
White TigerWhite Tiger
None have been seen in the wild for 50 years!
Wild BoarWild Boar
Males have a top tusk to sharpen the bottom one!
WolfWolf
Thought to date back more than 300,000 years!
WoodlouseWoodlouse
Actually a crustacean, not an insect!
WoodpeckerWoodpecker
There are 200 different species!
YakYak
There are only a few left in the wild!
ZebuZebu
There are around 75 different species!