Wild Animals: Facts | Pictures | Videos | Chart

Wild animals names in English and 5 Indian languages- 1. Hindi, 2. Bengali, 3. Tamil, 4. Kannada and 5. Marathi. For each of 22 wild animals in this list, we have carefully curated high-quality photos and videos. Our interesting facts and trivia for every animal is a bonus! Download, print and use our wild animals chart, stickers and coloring sheets for free.

1. Tiger

Tiger Standing
Tiger Leaping
White Tiger
Tiger Video

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Tiger Sound | Gypsy Tiger

White Tiger | Big Cat Rescue

Tigers 101 | National Geographic

Tiger in Indian Languages
Hindi बाघ  (Bagh)
Bengali বাঘ  (Bagh)
Tamil புலி  (Puli)
Kannada ಹುಲಿ  (Huli)
Marathi वाघ  (Bagh)
Tiger Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Tiger is orange in colour with black stripes.
  • Tiger has a long tail and sharp teeth.
  • Tiger hunts and eats deer, cow, goat etc.
  • Tiger runs very fast.
  • Tiger is a good swimmer.
  • Tiger can climb trees.

4-6 yrs

  • Tiger is the national animal of India. 
  • Tiger belongs to the cat family.
  • Tiger is the largest wild cat. 
  • Tiger is a carnivore, eating only meat. 
  • Tiger eats deer, wild pigs, goat, cow, buffalo etc.
  • Tiger has a great fondness for water and is very strong swimmers. 
  • The sound that the tiger makes is called “roar” or “growl” sound.
  • A female tiger is called “tigress”. A baby tiger is called “cub”.
  • A group of tigers is called “streak” or an “ambush”.

    2. Lion

    Lion Standing
    Lion Resting
    Lion Family
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    Single Lion | Shutterstock

    Lioness and Lion cub | Shutterstock

    Lion | Unsplash

    Lion Video

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    Lion sound | Stripy Yoshi

    Lions 101 | Nat Geo Wild

    Adorable Lion cubs | Discovery

    Lion in Indian Languages
    Hindi शेर  (Sher)
    Bengali সিংহ  (Sinha)
    Tamil சிங்கம்  (Sinkam)
    Kannada ಸಿಂಹ  (Sinha)
    Marathi सिंह  (Sinha)
    Lion Talking Points

    3-4 yrs

    • Lion is called the “king of the jungle”.
    • Lion is a big and strong animal.
    • Lion is found in a forest
    • Lion can run very fast.
    • Lion hunts and eats buffaloes, zebras, baby elephants, crocodiles and giraffes. 

    4-6 yrs

    • Lion is a second-largest cat after Tiger in the world.
    • Lion is called the “king of the jungle”. 
    • Lions are the only cats that live in groups called pride.
    • In India, lions are found in Gir forest, Gujarat.
    • Lion is a carnivore and eats zebra, giraffe, deer, buffalo, wild boar, bear, hare etc.
    • Lion sounds include roars, purrs, grunts, snarls hums, meows and moans.
    • The female lion is called “lioness”.
    • Lion has a mane (long thick hair that grows from its neck), but there is no mane for the lioness.
    • A baby lion is called “cub”.

    3. Elephant


    Baby Elephant
    Elephant Family
    Elephant Video

    Elephant in Indian Languages
    Hindi हाथी  (Haathee)
    Bengali হাতি  (Hati)
    Tamil யானை  (Yanai)
    Kannada ಆನೆ  (Ane)
    Marathi हत्ती  (Hatti)
    Elephant Talking Points

    3-4 yrs

    • An elephant is the biggest land animal.
    • An elephant is a very intelligent animal.
    • An elephant has grey or black colour skin. 
    • An elephant has a long trunk from head to the ground.
    • Elephant uses its trunk to grab and eat food.
    • Elephant loves to swim in rivers.

    4-6 yrs

    • An elephant is the largest existing land animals.
    • An elephant has large ears, tusks made of ivory and their trunk.
    • The trunk is used for breathing, grabbing food and objects.
    • There are two different types of elephants, the African elephant and the Asian elephant.
    • An elephant is a herbivore and eats grass, plants and fruits.
    • Elephants are good swimmers and use their trunk as a snorkel underwater.
    • Elephants make a sound, known as trumpet.
    • Group of elephants is called a “herd”.
    • A male elephant is known as a bull. A female elephant is called a cow.
    • A baby elephant is called a calf.
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    4. Giraffe 




    Mother and Baby Giraffe
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    Giraffe walking | Pexels

    Giraffe family | Shutterstock

    Giraffe eating | Unsplash

    Giraffe Video

    Giraffe in Indian Languages
    Hindi  जिराफ़  (Jiraaf)
    Bengali জিরাফ  (Jirapha)
    Tamil ஒட்டகச்சிவிங்கி  (Ottakaccivinki)
    Kannada ಜಿರಾಫೆ  (Jiraphe)
    Marathi जिराफ  (Jirapha)
    Giraffe Talking Points

    3-4 yrs

    • Giraffe is the tallest animal.
    • Giraffe has a long neck and legs.
    • A giraffe eats leaves, shoots and fruits.  
    • They use their long necks to reach the leaves. 
    • A giraffe can run very fast.

    4-6 yrs

    • Giraffe is the tallest land animal in the world.
    • Giraffe has a long neck, legs, horn-like ossicones, and its distinctive coat patterns.
    • Giraffe is a herbivore and eats plants. 
    • Giraffe spends most of their lives standing up, they even sleep standing up.
    • Giraffe needs to drink water once every few days. 
    • Most of the water comes from all the plants they eat.
    • Giraffes roam around in groups called a tower.
    • A male giraffe is called a bull, a female giraffe is called a cow.
    • A baby giraffe is called a calf.

    5. Monkey

    Vervet Monkey
    Baboon monkey
    Old World Monkey
    Spider Monkey
    Capuchin Monkey
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    Monkeys eating banana | Shutterstock

    Monkey jumping | Shutterstock

    Monkey with infant | Unsplash

    Monkey Video

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    Monkeys Playing | Youtube

    Facts About Monkeys | Nat Geo Kids

    Monkeys at Play | BBC Earth

    Monkey in Indian Languages
    Hindi बंदर  (Bandar)
    Bengali বানর  (Banara)
    Tamil குரங்கு  (Kuranku)
    Kannada ಕೋತಿ  (Koti)
    Marathi माकड  (Makada)
    Monkey Talking Points

    3-4 yrs

    • Monkey is an intelligent animal. 
    • Monkey loves to run, play and jump from trees. 
    • Monkey lives in a tree. 
    • Some monkeys live on the ground. 
    • Monkeys eat seeds, flowers, eggs, fruits, leaves, nuts, small insects, reptiles etc.

    4-6 yrs

    • Monkey is a furry animal with long, fur-covered tails and hands with thumbs.
    • Monkey is an omnivore and eats flowers, fruits, nuts, seeds, leaves, insects and reptiles.
    • Trees, mountains, forests and plains are the most common places where monkeys live.
    • Monkeys love to play, run and leap th