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Animals in Pakistan
The national animal for Pakistan is the
markhor
markhor and the state animal is the
snow leopard
Snow Leopard. Pakistan is home to several species of threatened wildlife that is protected by the government of Pakistan. Some of the endangered species of this country are whales, crocodiles, otters and the
Himalayan tahr
Himalayan tahr. The notable animals of Pakistan are the musk cat, porcupines and wolves. Pakistan is also notable for the Pakistani Siberian Ibex. You will find the Siberian Ibex in the alpine desert areas of Pakistan. The Siberian Ibex prefers rocky ground with places with climb. The mountainous areas of the country are home to the fauna. Because the area is so remote and hard for humans to get to, it offers protection for the fauna. The mountainous areas are also home to the Marco Polo Sheep and Uriel Sheep. Both of these species of sheep are are on the endangered list.

Depending on what part of the country, depends on the plants and wildlife that you see. The national tree for Pakistan is the Deodar Cedar and the national flower is the Poet's Jasmine. The northern areas of Pakistan offer alpine grazing areas and temperate forests. The western parts of the country offer plains and deserts. Here you will find date palms and ephedra as well as the leopard gecko ,snakes and toads. Pakistan also has some coastal regions that offers wetlands. The coastline of Pakistan offers over 1000 species of fish. You will find bamboo in the wetlands as well. You will have find several protected wetlands in Pakistan. The gharial and the mugger crocodile call the wetlands of Pakistan home.


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Pakistan.
Even-toed ungulates in Pakistan
Goitered gazelle
Blackbuck
Chinkara
Goral
Wild boar
Nilgai
Elk
Indian muntjac
Markhor
Argali
Barasingha
Bharal
Alpine musk deer
Carnivores in Pakistan
Cross fox
Yellow-throated marten
Beech marten
Yellow-bellied weasel
Ermine
Siberian weasel
Marbled polecat
Brown bear
Gem-faced civet
Small indian civet
Striped hyaena
Asiatic jackal
Arctic wolf
Pallas's cat
African caracal
Common otter
African lion
Indian smooth-coated otter
Leopard
Eurasian lynx
Tiger
Cheetah
Ounce
Jungle cat
Asiatic black bear
Sand cat
Bengal fox
Leopard cat
Indian grey mongoose
Wild cat
Afghan fox
Fishing cat
Javan mongoose
Corsac fox
Honey badger
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Pakistan
Bryde's whale
Blue whale
Black finless porpoise
Common rorqual
Grey dolphin
Blind river dolphin
Pygmy sperm whale
Fraser's dolphin
Melon-headed whale
Chinese white dolphin
Long-beaked dolphin
Rough-toothed dolphin
Bunch
Bottle-nosed dolphin
Blainville's beaked whale
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale
Pygmy killer whale
Bats in Pakistan
Indian flying-fox
Hutton's tube-nosed bat
Lesser mouse-eared bat
Whiskered bat
Trident bat
Whiskered myotis
Blasius's horseshoe bat
Greater horseshoe bat
Lesser horseshoe bat
Ashy roundleaf bat
Fulvus roundleaf bat
Asian barbastelle
Blyth's horseshoe bat
Big-eared horseshoe bat
Lesser noctule
Lesser mouse-tailed bat
Noctule
Greater mouse-tailed bat
Mountain noctule
Leschenault's rousette
Desert yellow bat
Greater asiatic yellow bat
Lesser asiatic yellow bat
Kuhl's pipistrelle
Common pipistrelle
Kelaart's pipistrelle
Greater false vampire bat
Serotine
Naked-rumped tomb bat
Egyptian tomb bat
Indian pipistrelle
Botta's serotine
Sind bat
Javan pipistrelle
Least pipistrelle
Gray big-eared bat
Scully's tube-nosed bat
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Pakistan
Nubra pika
Ladak pika
Large-eared pika
Royle's pika
Afghan pika
Indian hare
Horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs in Pakistan
Great indian rhinoceros
Pangolins in Pakistan
Indian pangolin
Primates in Pakistan
Common langur
Rhesus macaque
Rodents in Pakistan
Earth-colored mouse
Tanezumi rat
Kashmir field mouse
Ward's field mouse
Turkestan rat
Swarthy gerbil
Indian hairy-footed gerbil
Baluchistan gerbil
Indian bush rat
Short-tailed bandicoot rat
Lesser bandicoot rat
Chestnut white-bellied rat
White-bellied rat
True's vole
Baluchi mouse-like hamster
Murree vole
Hotson's mouse-like hamster
Indian crested porcupine
Great gerbil
Blanford's jerboa
Baluchistan pygmy jerboa
Gray dwarf hamster
Chinese birch mouse
Forest dormouse
Southern mole vole
Long-tailed marmot
Indian gerbil
Indian desert jird
Persian jird
Woolly flying squirrel
Cairo spiny mouse
Small five-toed jerboa
Juniper vole
Hotson's jerboa
Sand-colored soft-furred rat
White-tailed mountain vole
Rock-loving mouse
Northern palm squirrel
Silver mountain vole
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