Endemic Animals of Nicobar Is.








Nicobar jungle flycatcher
Nicobar jungle flycatcher
The Nicobar jungle flycatcher is a species of bird in the Old World flycatcher family Muscicapidae. It is endemic to the Nicobar Islands where its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. It was at one time considered as a subspecies of the brown-chested jungle flycatcher.
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Nicobar jungle flycatcher
Minervarya nicobariensis
Minervarya nicobariensis
Minervarya nicobariensis, the Nicobar frog or Nicobar cricket-frog, is a species of frog endemic to the Nicobar Islands of India. In the past it has been considered to be the same species as Fejervarya andamanensis from the neighbouring Andaman Islands, but is now regarded a valid species. It is restricted to the central and northern group of Nicobar Islands. It is relatively common in suitable habitat, particularly on Car Nicobar island. Its ...
preferred habitat are grasslands, where the species breeds in the rainwater puddles. On Car Nicobar, it also occurs coastal wetlands and along newly cleared forest trails.
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Minervarya nicobariensis
Boiga wallachi
Boiga wallachi
Boiga wallachi, also known commonly as the Nicobar cat snake, is a species of rear-fanged snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to the Nicobar Islands.
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Boiga wallachi
Cyrtodactylus adleri
Cyrtodactylus adleri
Cyrtodactylus adleri is a species of bent-toed gecko, a lizard in the family Gekkonidae. The species is native to southern Asia.
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Cyrtodactylus adleri
Nicobar shrew
Nicobar shrew
The Nicobar shrew or Nicobar white-tailed shrew is a critically endangered species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is endemic to the Great Nicobar Island of India.
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Nicobar shrew
Nicobar flying fox
Nicobar flying fox
The Nicobar flying fox is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss due to forest clearing.
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Nicobar flying fox