There is a symbol for the whole country which represents the cultures, traditions and image of the country. They have been selected very carefully . In this section we will see the list of national animals of the countries.
Some countries have similar national animal as their national symbol because some countries also share identical national animals as other countries. The Royal Bengal Tiger is selected as the national animal of India and we all know that Tiger is known for the symbol of power.
In Hindu mythology, tigers are also vehicles of various forms of the goddess Durga.
Lifespan of national animal Bengal tigers
Bengal tigers have an average lifespan of 8 to 10 years, although they can live up to 15 years but very few tigers reach the age of 15 as they eventually become too weak to hunt larger animals. African elephants are the oldest and largest living animals on land, with an average age of 70 years.
If we talk about number of tigers in the world, then India has the maximum number of tigers. The Royal Bengal Tiger is also figured in the Indian currency notes as well as postal stamps. As we know every animal have their scientific name, For example, Panthera tigris tigris is the name of The Royal Bengal Tiger, Macropus rufus is the name of Kangaroo and Panthera onca is the scientific name of Jaguar etc.
List Of National Animals Of Countries in Tabular Form
Here is a list of important countries and their national animal.
|Afghanistan||Marco Polo Sheep|
|Bangladesh||Royal Bengal Tiger|
|India||Royal Bengal Tiger|
|Ireland||Irish Wolfhound, Red Deer|
|Russia||Russian Brown Bear|
|Scotland||Unicorn and Lion|
|South Africa||Springbok Antelope|
|South Korea||Korean Tiger|
|Taiwan||Formosan Black Bear|
|United States of America||American Bison|