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Video: 7 of the Rarest Animals Found In India

VIDEO: 7 of the Rarest Animals Found In India
07/11/2019 08:39 2.6K 101 79K

Anybody who’s been to India knows that this place is truly one of a kind. But it’s not just the land of spices, Bollywood, and bizarre world records. India is also home to some of the most unusual (and cutest!) animals on the planet.

Where else on the planet can you possibly find the flying dragon lizard, pygmy hogs, multi-colored squirrels and other creatures so unique you'll question the fact they are real?!

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Flying Dragon Lizard 0:21
Pygmy Hogs 1:14
Indian Spotted Chevrotain 2:03
Rusty-Spotted Cat 2:57
Sloth Bear 3:48
Indian Flying Fox 5:04
Malabar Giant Squirrel 6:11

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Preview photo credit:
Rusty-Spotted Cat, prionailurus rubiginosus: By Gerard Lacz/East News, Animation is created by Bright Side.

Music by Epidemic Sound

-In southern India, you'll find a lizard that both looks like a tiny dragon and can fly.
-There were once lots of pygmy hogs in India, Bhutan, and Nepal, but nowadays only about 150 of them remain in the wild. The pygmy hog is usually only about 2 feet long and weighs around 20 pounds.
-The Indian Spotted Chevrotain is a little under 2 feet in length and weighs just 7 pounds, making it somewhere between a Chihuahua and a Jack Russel Terrier in size.
-The rusty-spotted cat lives only in the grasslands of India and the mountain forests of Sri Lanka, and it’s one of the smallest members of the cat family.
-Back in the 1700s, people mistakenly classified this species as sloths due to their long claws and the fact that they live in trees. These animals have thick shaggy coats that vary in color from black to rich auburn, with a distinctive white V on their chests.
-Indian flying fox is India's largest bat, as well as one of the biggest bat species in the world. The Indian flying fox only weighs about 3½ pounds, but its wingspan can get up to 5 feet across.
-Shekru, which is another name of the Malabar Giant Squirrel, will stand out in any crowd thanks to its luxurious multi-colored coat. When the animal stretches out, it reaches a whopping 3 feet long.

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Comments (548)

    Hey there, BrightSiders! Which animal do you associate yourself with?

  • Lodomir Śnieżka
    Lodomir Śnieżka

    Hi Towers What I'm from the polish and you do not believe you have to type a bright page normally the same!

  • Dev Rana
    Dev Rana

    Thanks but my friend wants to know about this too in animation

  • Dev Rana
    Dev Rana

    How we can talk from one place to another place by imo,skype and other app

  • FurqAn

    Make video about Hyderabad India

  • Sathi Sharmapathak
    Sathi Sharmapathak

    Well bright side How about checking out North-East India??? And also, bring to us some information about remote countries???

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  • The she Devil
    The she Devil

    Where is Sangai it is a species of dears only found in manipur a state of India

  • uma K
    uma K

    I live in India and I never knew about these species!Thanks Bright Side!

  • Devine Truth
    Devine Truth

    India also has Asiatic lions, red panda,snow leopards, yaks, camels, tigers, leopards,wolf, elephants etc.

  • Astrid Star
    Astrid Star

    Draco lizards? Aren't they the same thing?

  • foxy fan
    foxy fan

    I live in New zealand and the cutest thing i have seen is a kiwi

  • Mamta Chauhan
    Mamta Chauhan

    I saw rusty cat almost one time a month I am indian

  • Saraswathi K
    Saraswathi K

    I AN A INDIAN and thanks for telling me bright side

  • Just for fun
    Just for fun

    Every single one of them because I am an Indian

  • Ana Pineda
    Ana Pineda

    Omg that cat looks like my cat but mine is more fatter