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MAMMALS

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Kingdom Animalia
           Phylum Chordata
                      Subphylum Vertebrata
                                 Class Mammalia

           ORDER: Artiodactyla (Even-toed Ungulates)

           Family Bovidae: Bovids
                                  ● Yak [Bos grunniens]
                                  ● Shapu (Ladakh Urial) [Ovis orientalis]
                                  ● Nayan (Tibetan Argali/Great Tibetan Sheep) [Ovis ammon hodgsoni]
                                  ● Bharal (Blue Sheep) [Pseudois nayaur]
                                  ● Asiatic Ibex [Capra ibex]
                                  ● Markhor [Capra falconeri]
                                  ● Himalayan Tahr [Hemitragus jemlahicus]
                                  ● Serow [Capricornis sumatraensis]
                                  ● Goral [Nemorhaedus goral]
                                  ● Chiru (Tibetan Antelope) [Pantholops hodgsoni]
                                  ● Tibetan Gazelle [Procapra picticaudata]

           Family Cervidae: Deer
                                  ● Hangul (Kashmir Stag) [Cervus elaph hanglu] {Endemic}

                                  ●
Musk Deer [Moschus chrysogaster]

           ORDER: Carnivora (Carnivores)

           Family Canidae: Canines (Dogs)
                                  ● Wolf [Canis lupus] |Ram Hoon|
                                  ● Jackal [Canis aureus] |Shaal|
                                  ● Red Fox (Kashmir Hill Fox) [Vulpes vulpes]
                                  ● ? Dhole/indian Wild Dog [Cuon alpinus]

           Family Felidae: Felines (Cats)
                                  ● Leopard (Panther) [Panthera pardus] |Suh|

                                  ●  Snow Leopard (Ounce) [Panthera uncia]
                                  ●  Leopard-Cat [Felis bengalensis/Prionailurus bengalensis]
                                  ●  Jungle Cat [Felis chaus]
                                  ●  Fishing Cat [Felis viverrina]
                                  ● Lynx [Felis lynx]
                                  ● Pallas' Cat [Felis manul] {Endemic}

           Family Herpestidae: Mongooses
                                  ● Small Indian Mongoose [Herpestes javanicus] |Nyul|

           Family Mustelidae: Mustelids [Weasels, Martens, Wolverine, Badgers, Skunks, Otters]
                                  ● Kashmir Otter/Common Otter [Lutra lutra kutab] {Endemic}
                                  ● Beech Marten (Stone Marten) [Martes foina]
                                  ●  Himalayan Yellow-throated Marten [Martes flavigula]
                                  ● Ermine (Stoat) [Martes erminea]
                                  ● Himalayan Weasel [Martes sibirica]

                                  ● Pale Weasel [Martes altaica]
                                  ● Stripe-backed Weasel [Martes strigidora]
                                  ● Tibetan Polecat [Mustela putorius]

           Family Ursidae: Bears
                                  ● Himalayan Black Bear [Ursus thibetanus] |Kani haput|
                                  ● Brown Bear [Ursus arctos] |Haput|

           Family Viverridae: Civets
                                  ● Common Palm Civet (Toddy Cat) [Paradoxurus hermaphroditus vellerosus] {Endemic}

                                  ●
Himalayan Palm Civet [Paguma larvata]

           ORDER: Chiroptera (Bats)

           Family Hipposideridae: Leaf-nosed Bats
                                  ● Great Himalayan leaf-nosed Bat [Hipposideros armiger]

           Family Rhinolophidae: Horseshoe Bats
                                  ● Greater Eastern Horseshoe Bat [Rhinolophus luctus]

           Family Vespertilionidae: Evening Bats
                                  ● Common Serotine Bat (Eptesicus serotinus)
                                  ● Theobalt's Bat/Frosted bat/Particolored Bat [Vespertilio murinus]
                                  ● ? Kashmir Cave Bat/Long-fingered Bat [Myotis longipes]
                                  ● Bobinskii's Serotine [Eptesicus nilssonii]{Endemic}

           ORDER: Insectivora

           Family Soricidae: Shrews
                                  ● Grey Musk Shrew/House shrew [Suncus murinus]
                                  ● Flat-headed Kashmir Shrew
[Sorex planiceps]
                                  ● Kashmir White-toothed Shrew [Crocidura pullata]
           ORDER: Lagomorpha (Hares, Rabbits, Pikas)

           Family Leporidae: Hares
                                  ● Cape Hare [Lepus capensis tibetanus]
                                  ● Wooly hare [Lepus oiostolus]

           Family: Ochotonidae: Pikas
                                  ● Royle's Pika (Himalayan Mouse-Hare) [Ochtona roylei]

                                  ● Plateau Pika [Ochtona curzoniae]
                                  ● Large-eared Pika [Ochtona macroti]
                                  ● Nubra Pika [Ochtona nubrica] {Endemic}
                                  ●
Ladakh Pika [Ochtona ladacensis] {Endemic}

           ORDER: Perissodactyla (Odd-toed ungulates)

           Family Equidae: Horses
                                  ●
Tibetan Wild Ass (Kiang) [Equus hemionus kiang ]

           ORDER: Primata (Primates)

           Family Cercopithecidae: Old World Monkeys (Apes, Monkeys and Lemurs)
                                  ● Rhesus Macacque [Macaca mulatta] |Ponz|

                                  ● Kashmir Gray Langur [Semnopithecus ajax] |Langur|


           ORDER: Rodentia (Rodents)

           Family Murinae : Old World Rats, Mice
                      Subfamily Murinae
                                  ● House Rat [Rattus rattus]
                                  ● House Mouse [Mus musculus]
                                  ● Kashmir Field Mouse/Wood Mouse [Apodemus rusiges] {Endemic}
                                  ● Central Kashmir Vole [Alticola montosa] {Endemic}
                                  ● Royle's Mountain Vole [Alticola roylei]
                                  ● Silvery Mountain Vole [Alticola argentatus]
                                  ● Stoliczka's Mountain Vole [Alticola stoliczkanus]
                                  ● True's vole [Hyperacrius fertilis]

           Family: Sciuridae: Chipmunks, Marmots, Squirrels
                      Subfamily Marmotini
                                  ● Himalayan Marmot [Marmota babok himalayana]
                                  ● Long-tailed Marmot [Marmota caudata]

                      Subfamily Pteromyini
                                  ● Kashmir Wooly Flying Squirrel [Eupetaurus cinereus] {Endemic}
                                  ● Kashmir Flying Squirrel [Hylopetes baberi] {Endemic}
                                  ● Small Kashmir Flying Squirrel [Hylopetes fimbriatus] {Endemic}

 
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