Asian animals – There are many animals that are widespread and found in many Asian countries. This lesson will show you some animals found in Asia with example sentences and infographic.
Asia is the largest continent in the world and as such it has a wide variety of habitats including forest and mountains and so there is a huge variety of animals which inhabit Asia. From tigers to elephants to snakes, Asia is home to many different species of animals, including a number of exotic animals and also many which are endangered too.
The tiger and the Asian elephant are perhaps the better-known animals that call Asia their home, but so too does the giant panda which lives mainly in the mountain regions of China.
Some of the other animals found in Asia include the pangolin, Draco lizard, Indian rhino, Indian cobra, and the sun bear.
List of Asian Animals
- Asian elephant
- Giant panda
- Red panda
- Draco lizard
- Bactrian camel
- Indian rhino
- Indian cobra
- Sun bear
- Snow leopard
- Amur leopard
- Proboscis monkey
- Slow loris
- Japanese macaque
- Malayan tapir
- Water buffalo
Endangered Animals In Asia
This is the list of some endangered species in Asia.
- Sumatran tiger
- Russian sturgeon
- Sunda pangolin
- Wild Bactrian camel
- South China tiger
- Sumatran orangutan
- White-bellied heron
Examples of Asian Animals
The tiger is a common representative of the cat family.
- A young orangutan swings from tree to tree in Tanjung Puting National Park in Indonesian Borneo.
- The bird species of greatest concern, such as the Great Hornbill, are found in or near forests.
- There are two kinds of elephants, the African elephant and the Asian elephant (or Indian elephant).
- The giant panda and spectacled bear are the earlier diverged species of the bear family.
- This high-altitude landscape of snow and rock is home to the snow leopard, musk deer, and red panda.
- An operation is beginning to try to save a species of crocodile from extinction.
- That would reduce the threat not just to tigers, but also to rhinos, bears, pangolins, and many others.
- Whether you are a lion or a gazelle, when the sun rises, you’d better start running.
- Histo morphology and structure of female reproductive ducts in the Bactrian camel were investigated by histological methods.
- The Caracal is distributed over Africa and Western Asia and will usually hunt alone at night.
- The adaptable Indian rhino is intermediate in size.
- Hunger fetches the wolf out of the woods
- Peafowl fly well despite their size and roost in trees at night.
- Tarsiers feed mainly on insects and their larvae but can catch small lizards, fledgling birds, spiders, and forest mice.
- Sun bear has a close relation with American black bear while has a distant relation with sloth bear whose differentiation is earlier than Sun bear.
- A wild cat passes near, somebody spots a yak, there is talk of a new plague of wolves.
- Gibbon species include the siamang, the white-handed or lar gibbon, and the hoolock gibbons.
- Langur monkeys are similarly employed around the grounds of parliament and some government buildings in New Delhi.
- Snow leopards have the distinction of being the only true big cat of the mountains.
- The slow loris is the world’s only poisonous primate.
- March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.
- The spotted axis, or chital, deer is the ideal prey for a leopard.
- Water buffalo and horse compete with a red tractor, evidence of a beginning in farm mechanization.
Asian Animals | Infographic
Common Asian Animals with Pictures