1st government safari park of bangladesh Mammals – Bangabandu Dulahazra Safari Park

Mammals

Gaur

    Scientific nameBos gaurus
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Carnivore
    Size : Body length :   250-330 cm

                Shoulder height :170-220 cm

                Tail length:70-100 cm
    Weight: 700 -1000 kg
    Life Span: 16 -18 years
    Habit: Diurnal
    Habitat: Evergreen ,Semi-evergreen and Moist deciduous Forest
    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Lion

    Scientific namePanthera leo
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Carnivore
    Size (L): 1.7 m – 2.5 m (M) , 1.4 m -1.75 m (F)
    Tail: 70 cm -105 cm
    Weight: 150 kg -250 kg (M) , 120 kg -180 kg (F)
    Life Span: 16 -18 years
    Lifestyle : Social
    Most Distinctive Feature: Long and thick hairy mane of the male around the face
    Conservation Status: Endangered

Wildebeest

    Scientific nameConnochaetes taurinus
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Size: Head-body length: 150 – 240 cm , Tail length: 60 – 100 cm

    Weight: Male weight: up to 290 kg , Female weight: up to 260 kg
    Life Span: 15-20 years
    Habitat : Open woodland and open grassy plains
    Special Features: Long, thin legs and hairy face
    Conservation Status: Least Concern

Sun Bear

    Scientific nameHelarctos malayanus
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Omnivore
    Size (H): 4ft – 5ft
    Weight: 30kg-60kg
    Life Span: 15 – 30 years
    Lifestyle : Usually Nocturnal
    Habitat : Primarily, lowland tropical forests
    Most Distinctive Feature: Yellow or orange U-shaped marking on chest
    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Black Bear

    Scientific name : Ursus thibetanus
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Omnivore
    Size (H): 4ft – 6.25 ft
    Weight: 90kg – 115kg
    Life Span: 15 – 25 years
    Lifestyle : Nocturnal
    Habitat : Deciduous Tropical Forest

    Most Distinctive Feature : V-shaped marking on chest
    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Hippopotamus

    Scientific nameHippopotamus amphibius
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Length: 6.5ft – 16.5 ft
    Weight: 1tonne – 4.5tonnes
    Life Span: 40 – 50 years
    Lifestyle: Nocturnal
    Habitat : Lakes, rivers and wetlands
    Conservation Status: Vulnerable

Clouded leopard

    Scientific nameNeofelis nebulosa

    Type: Mammal

    Diet: Carnivore
    Length: Head-body length: 61 – 106 cm , Tail length: 55 – 91 cm
    Weight: 16 – 23 kg

    Life span: 11-17 years
    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Fishing Cat

    Scientific name : Prionailurus bengalensis
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Carnivore
    Length: Head-body length: 65.8 – 85.7 cm.
    Weight: 3 -4 kg
    Distribution: Widely distributed in Bangladesh
    Conservation Status: Near threatened

Royal Bengal tiger

    Scientific name : Panthera tigris tigris
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Carnivore
    Size: Length :head – body : 140 -280 cm, Tail : 60 -110 cm
    Height : 95 -110 cm
    Weight: 180-280 kg (M) , 115-185 kg (F)
    Life Span: 18 – 25 years
    Lifestyle : Solitary
    Habitat : Dense tropical forest and mangroves
    Most Distinctive Feature: Striped fur and large body size
    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Hog Deer

Scientific name : Axis porcinus

Type: Mammal

Diet: Herbivore
Size: Head -body length: 105-115 cm ,

           Shoulder height: 60-70 cm

           Tail length: 15-20 cm

Weight: Males – 43 kg , Females – 32 kg

Life span: Up to 20 years
Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Barking Deer

    Scientific nameMuntiacus muntjak

    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore

    Size: Head – body Length: 90 cm
    Height: 50-75 cm
    Tail: 17 cm
    Weight: 14-28 kg
    Habit: Nocturnal ,Solitary
    Habitat: Deciduous ,Mixed evergreen and Mangrove Forest
    Life Span: 20-30 years
    Conservation Status:  Endangered

Spotted Deer

    Scientific nameAxis axis

    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Length: 1 – 1.5 m (3.25 – 5 ft)
    Weight: 70 – 79 Kg
    Life Span: 9 – 11 years
    Conservation Status: Least Concern

Sambar Deer

    Scientific name : Rusa unicolor

    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Size: Head-body length: 160 – 270 cm , Shoulder height: 102 – 160cm
    Tail length: 25 – 30 cm

    Weight: 150 – 320 kg

    Habit: Fairly shy and is mainly active at twilight or at night
    Life Span: 20 years ( in the wild ) up to 26 years ( in captivity)
    Conservation StatusCritically Endangered

Capped Langur

    Scientific name : Trachypithecus pileatus
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Length: Head-body 68 – 70 cm (M) & 59 – 67 cm (F) ,

                      Tail- 94 -104cm (M) & 78 -90 cm (F)
    Weight: 11.5kg – 14kg (M) , 9.5 kg -11.5 kg (F)
    Life Span: up to 17 years in captivity
    Habit: Diurnal ,arboreal

    Conservation Status: Endangered

Assamese Macaque

    Scientific nameMacaca assamensis
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Size: Head -body 50cm , tail 70-110 cm
    Weight: 10-20 kg (M) ,  8-18 kg (F)
    Habit : Diurnal, Terrestrial ,Arboreal
    Life Span: 20 years in the wild, 25 years in captivity
    Conservation Status: Endangered

Hanuman Langur

    Scientific nameSemnopithecus entellus
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Size: Head -body 50-110cm , tail 70-110 cm
    Weight: 10-20 kg (M) , 8-18 kg (F)
    Habit : Arboreal, diurnal.
    Life Span: 20 years in the wild, 25 years in captivity
    Conservation Status:  Endangered

Hoolock

        Scientific nameHoolock hoolock
        Type: Mammal
        Diet: Fruits , leaves , flowers and insects
        Hight: 81.2 cm (M & F)

        Weight: 6.9 kg (M), 6.1 kg (F)

        Life Span: 30 years ( in captivity)
        Habit : Arboreal and diurnal
        Conservation Status: Critically Endangered

Pigtailed Macaque

    Scientific nameMacaca leonina
    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Hight : 495 to 564 mm (M) , 467 to 564 mm (F)

    Weight: 6.2 to 14.5 kg
    Life Span: 26 years
    Conservation Status: Endangered

Asian Elephant

    Scientific nameElephas maximus

    Type: Mammal
    Diet: Herbivore
    Size (H): 2m – 3m (7ft – 10ft)
    Weight: 3,000kg – 5,000kg
    Life Span: 55 – 70 years
    Mating Season: Mostly during the rainy season

    Conservation Status: Critically Endangered