August 21, 2019

National Animal of India

The Bengal tiger can be found throughout the country except in the north-western region. It has been a national symbol of India since about the 25th century BCE when it was displayed on the Pashupati seal of the Indus Valley Civilisation. On the seal, the tiger, being the largest, represents the Yogi Shiva’s people. The tiger was later the symbol of the Chola Empire from 300 CE to 1279 CE and is now designated as the official animal of India. The tiger is the symbol of India’s wealth of wildlife. [… Next …]