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There are about 2000 vertebrate species that are found in Tamil Nadu, South India.[citation needed] The protected areas of Tamil Nadu provide safe habitat for these species.


The mammals found in Tamil Nadu

Asian Elephant, Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Sloth Bear, Gaur, Manjampatti White Bison, Wild Boar,Lion-tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Common Langur, Bonnet Macaque, Nilgiri Tahr, Four-horned antelope, Dhole, Tree shrew, Sambar Deer, Mouse Deer, Muntjac, Jungle cat, Fishing cat, Leopard cat, Small Indian Civet, Toddy cat, Asian Small Mongoose, blackbuck, Chital, Striped hyena, Nilgiri Marten, Travancore Flying Squirrel, Grizzled Giant Squirrel, Flying squirrel, Three-striped palm squirrel, Black-naped Hare, Grey slender loris, Indian Pangolin, Asian Small-Clawed Otter and Malabar Spiny Dormouse, Indian Fox, Indian Porcupine, Smooth-Coated Otter.

Southern Birdwing

Butterflies: Southern Birdwing, Common Rose, Crimson Rose, Common Bluebottle, Common Jay, Tailed Jay, Spot Swordtail, Five-bar Swordtail, Common Mime, Lime, [[Malabar Banded Swallowtail, Malabar Raven, Red Helen, Common Mormon, Blue Mormon, Paris Peacock, Malabar Banded Peacock, Common Banded Peacock, Common Emigrant, Mottled Emigrant, Small Grass Yellow, Common Grass Yellow, Common Jezebel, Psyche, Common Gull,Lesser Gull, Pioneer Or Caper White, Plain Puffin, Chocolate Albatross, Common Albatross, Lesser Albatross, Small Orange Tip, White Orange Tip, Yellow Orange Tip, Common Wanderer, Great Orange Tip


Mugger crocodile, King Cobra, Bamboo Pit Viper, Indian Python, Travancore Tortoise, Spectacled Cobra, Common Krait, Common Green Whip Snake, Russell's Kukri, Common Indian Monitor, Indian Chameleon, Oriental Garden Lizard, South Indian Flying Lizard, Olive Ridley Turtle, Cochin Forest Cane Turtle, Indian Black Turtle, Russell's Viper, various species of skinks and geckos.

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