Animals of India for Kids and Teachers Illustration

Animals of India
for Kids

India is a land of many climates and geographical regions. It ranges from rain forest to desert, from flat plains and huge rivers, to some of the world's tallest mountains. The wildlife found there also has a very wide range. Animal wildlife includes Asian elephants, Royal Bengal tigers, Indian leopards, mischievous monkeys, colonies of hundreds to thousands of flying fox, and poisonous snakes, to name a few!

About 25% of India is dense forest, and makes a perfect habitat for many of India's wild animals. As well, India is home to over 400 national parks. Some of India's animals are endangered. 

For Kids

The Animals of India for Kids

Ancient India Animals

India Peacock (video, animated, Leo the Wildlife Ranger)

Asian Elephant (video, animated)

India's Elephant Mountain

Monkeys terrorize India workers, tourists

India Animals Animation Stories

Free online games and activities about ancient India

Free online stories about ancient India (some animated videos, some text)

For Teachers

Animals of Ancient India (teaching project, British Museum)

Lesson Plans for Teachers - Ancient India and Country of India