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Mammals

Indian
Bison

Vulnerable

Decreasing

Indian Bison

Bos gaurus

The gayal is a large semi-domesticated bovine distributed in Northeast India, Bangladesh, northern Burma and in Yunnan, China.

Gaur, Ox, Mithun, Gayal

Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    মেঠোন
  • Bengali:
    গৌর, বনগরু
  • Hindi:
    गौर
  • Kannada:
    ಕಾಡುಕೋಣ
  • Malayalam:
    കാട്ടുപോത്ത്
  • Marathi:
    रानगवा
  • Nepali:
    गौरीगाई
  • Tamil:
    கடமா
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Bos gaurus

Quick Facts
  • It is a state animal of Bihar, Goa, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagalang
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