SN Scientific Name Local Name Common Name Status







1 Ailurus flugens
Habre Red Panda


2 Antilope carvicapra
Krishnasar Black buck V III
3 Bos gaurus
Gauri Gai Gaur V I
4 Bos mutus
Yok Nak Wild Yak E I
5 Bubalus bubalis
Wild water buffalo
6 Canis lupus
Bwanso Tibetan woulf V I
7 Caprolagus hispidus
Hispid Kharayo Hispid Hare E I
8 Cervus duvaceli
Barasinghe Swamp deer E I
9 Elephus maximus
Jangali Hatti Asiatic elephant E I
10 Felis lynx
Lynx Lynx E II
11 Hyaena hyaena
Hundar Striped hyaena E


12 Macaca assamensis
Asamese Rato Bander Asamese monkey


13 Manis pantadactyla
Salak Chinese pangolin


14 Moschus chrysogaster
Kasturi Himalayan Musk Deer E I
15 Ovis ammon
Nayan Great Tibetan Sheep I I
16 Panthera tigris
Bagh Royal Bengal Tiger E I
17 Panthera uncia
Hiun Chituwa Snow Leopard E I
18 Pantholops hodgsoni
Chiru Tibetan Antelope


19 Pardofelis nebulosa
Dhwanshe Chitwa Clouded Leopard V I
20 Platanista gangetica
Sauns Gangetic Dolphin V I
21 Prionailurus bengalensis
Chari Bagh Leopard Cat


22 Prionodon pardicolor
Silu Spotted Lingsang


23 Rhinoceros unicornis
Gainda Greater one-horned rhinoceros



24 Sus salvinus
Sano/Pudke Bandel Pigmy Hog EXN I
25 Tetracerus quadricornis
Chausingha Four-horned Antelope


26 Ursus arctos
Himali Rato Bhalu
Brown Bear


27 Buceros bicornis Thulo Dhanesh Great Pied Hornbill


28 Catreus wallichil Cheer Cheer Pheasent E I
29 Ciconia nigra Kalo Saras Black Strock


30 Ciconia ciconia Seto Saras White Strock


31 Eupodotis bengalensis Khar Majur Bengal Florican E I
32 Grus grus Saras Common Crane



33 Lophophorus impejanus Danfe Impeyan Pheasant


34 Sypheotides inidica Sano Khar Mujur Lessar Florican


35 Tragopan satyra Munal Crimsom-horned Pheasant



36 Gavialis gangeticus Ghadial Gharial Crocodile E I
37 Python molurus Ajingar Asiatic Rock Python V I
38 Varanus f;avescens Sun Gohoro Golden Monitor Lizard I I

CITES status categories are:

I   = Appendix I:      Species threatened with extinction

II  = Appendix II:    Species not yet threatened, but which could become endangered if trade is not controlled.

III = Appendix III:   Species that are protected by individual countries within their borders,  and for which co-operation of other convention signatories is sought. 

IUCN threatened categories are:

E= Endangered: A taxa in danger of extinction, and whose survival is the causal factors continue operating.

V= Vulnerable: A taxa believed likely to move into the "Endangered" category in the near future if the causal factors continue operating.

R= Rare: A taxa with small world population that is not at present "Endangered" or "Vulnerable".

I = Indeterminate: A taxa known to be endangered, vulnerable or rare, but for which there is not  enough information to say which of the three categories is appropriate.

K= Insufficiently known: A taxa suspected but definitely not known to belong any of the above  categories because of lack of information.

T= Threatened: A taxa that can not be ascribed to any of the previous categories.

Threatened species are defined as those animals listed by the IUCN's Red Data Book , the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) (Appendices I, II, and III), and animals protected under Schedule I (Protected Wildlife, pertaining to section 10) of the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act of 2029 (1972/1973) of Nepal. These species are considered to be rare, endangered, threatened or vulnerable to extinction within Nepal or elsewhere within their ranges. Species listed by CITES are considered threatened by unregulated international trade. This list was developed from information contained in the 1988 Annotated CITES Appendices and Reservations prepared by the Wildlife Trade Monitoring Unit of the IUCN Conservation Monitoring Center in Cambridge, England.



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