Animal / Plant Life

Indian Culture
India is home to an assortment of fascinating animals and plants. Here are some life forms some of which also have a cultural significance and are unique to the Indian Sub Continent.

Cow in Indian Culture star
It is a well known fact that the cow is a useful domestic animal. But did you know that in India the cow is not just reared but also revered? Read on to know more about cows in Indian culture.

Indian Palm Tree star
Indians have learnt to find a use for every part of palm trees, making them one of the most useful trees. Though not native to India, the Asian Palmyra Tree, Borassus flabellifer flourishes on the Indian Sub continent. Read more about palm trees in India here.

Indian Sloth Bear star
The sloth bear, Melursus ursinus is found throughout forested areas of the Indian sub continent and also in some neighboring countries. There has been a drastic decline in numbers over the years and the Indian sloth bear is an endangered species now. Read on to find out more.

Peacock – National Bird of India star
The peacock, a large and brightly colored bird is indigenous to India and is the National Bird of the country. Found in several parts of India, the peacock and its graceful dance are a special part of Indian Culture. Here are some insights on this elegant bird and its significance to India.

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