Nilgiri tahr Current Affairs, GK & News
Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) has been officially declared as state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. These butterflies are also known as Tamil Maravan (which means warrior) and are endemic to Western Ghats. The tawny-coloured creature with a dark brown outer ring is among the 32 butterfly species found in Western Ghats. Hence, Tamil Nadu has become ..
Topics: Cirrochroa • Cirrochroa thais • Geography of Coimbatore • Geography of India • India • Nilgiri • Nilgiri tahr • South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests • South Western Ghats montane rain forests • States and union territories of India • Tamil Nadu • Vagrantini • Western Ghats
Butterfly species Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) has been officially declared as state butterfly of Tamil Nadu. The southern State formally notified this by an order on lines of the State Tree (Palm), Bird (Emerald Dove), Flower (Gloriosa) and Animal (Nilgiri Tahr). About Tamil yeoman Scientific Name: Cirrochroa thais It is also known as Tamizh Maravan ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
According to recent study published international journal Ecological Engineering, climate change is threatening the Nilgiri tahr,. It is estimated that endangered wild goat could lose approximately 60% of its habitat, starting from 2030s. There are only around 2,500 Nilgiri Tahrs left in the wild and their population is small and isolated. It makes them vulnerable ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018