Mammals of Sundarban


A. Recorded from reserved forests

Sl.No. Name Scientific Name
1 Tiger Panthera tigris
2 Fishin    Prionailurus viverrinus
3 Rhesus Macaque  Macaca mulatta
4 Spotted Deer or Chita  Axis axix
5 Wild Pig  Sus scrofa
6 Finless Porpoise  Neomeris phocaenoides
7 Gangetic Dolphin    Platanista gangetica
8 Irrawady Dolphin  Orcaella brevirostris
9 Smooth coated otter   Lutrogale perspicillata

Note:      In the past the following animals were recorded from the area:
Sl.No. Name Scientific Name
1 Javan Rhinoceros  Rhinoceros sondaicus
2 The Swamp Deer  Cervus duvaucelli
3 The Wild Buffalo  Bubalis arnee
4 Barking Deer  Muntiacus muntjac
5 Hog Deer Axis porcinus

B. Recorded from Reclaimed Area
Sl.No. Name Scientific Name
1 House Shrew Suncus marinua
2 Common Jungle Cat Felis chaus
3 Leopard Cat    Prionailurus bengalensis
4 Jackal    Canis aureus
5 Indian Fox     Vulpes bengalensis
6 Small Indian Civet       Viverricula indica
7 Common Grey Mongoose     Herpestes edwardsii
8 Five-striped Squirrel  Funumbulas pennanti
9 Field Mouse       Mus booduga
10 Large Bandicoot Rat    Bandicota indica
11 House Rat  Rattus rattus
12 House Mouse  Mus musculus
13 Indian Flying Fox Pteropus giganteus
14 Short-nosed Fruit Bat  Cynopterus sphinx
15 Lesser Yellow Bat  Scotophilus temmincki
16 Greater False Vampire   Megaderma lyra
17 Lesser Rat-tailed Bat  Rhinopoma hardwickli
18 Bicoloured Leaf-nosed Bat  Hipposideros bicolor
19 Indian Pygmy Bat   Pipistrellus tenuis
20 Small clawed otter    Amblonyx cinereus 
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