Wild Animals of Bangladesh essay and composition writing for class 6 to 10, SSC HSC
Bangladesh is home to a wide variety of birds, animal fishes, and trees. Bangladesh is said to have about 200 species of mammals, 750 birds, 150 reptiles and amphibians, as well as about 200 species of marine and freshwater fishes.
Description of Wild Animals
Among the wild animals of Bangladesh, the most remarkable are the royal Bengal tiger, deer, elephant, crocodile, monkey, bear leopard, hog, porcupine, rabbit etc. are remarkable. Some of the most remarkable wild animals have been described below:
Elephants live in herds ranging from fewer than a dozen to about 100. They are found in the Chittagong Hill Tracts and northeastern Sylhet.
The domesticated, or water buffalo are used for plowing and pulling carts. They are seen all over Bangladesh.
Different kinds of deer are available in Bangladesh. Among them barking deer, the barasingha, and the sambar deer, with its maned neck, are well known. The barasingha, which reaches a height of about four feet at the shoulder, is mostly found in the Sundarbans. The sambar lives in the eastern jungles of the country. It attains a height of four and a half feet and a length of six to seven feet. The spotted deer, the barking deer, and the hog deer are smaller species of deer.
The Royal Bengal Tiger
The royal Bengal tigers are the best-known carnivorous animals in Bangladesh. They are famous for their beauty and ferocity.
There are three types of bears in this country. They are the sloth bear, the Himalayan black bear, and the Malayan sun bear. The sloth bear is found in great numbers in Bangladesh.
The Bengal or rhesus monkey is the most common primate in the country.
The clouded leopard is dark gray with spots that are oval or oblong in form. It is smaller than the leopard.
The ferocious leopard cat is about the size of a domestic cat but it has longer legs.
The jackal, with its eerie howling at night, is a familiar sound in Bangladesh. Jackals are found in woods and jungles in rural areas all over Bangladesh.
The mongoose is also a common wild animal. They are found in rural areas in Bangladesh.
Wild animals are invaluable (অমূল্য) property (সম্পদ) of this country. They are very important for maintaining ecological balance (প্রাকৃতিক ভারসাম্য). But this is a matter of great concern that many of our wild animals are endangered (বিপদগ্রস্থ) due to indiscriminate (বাছবিচারহীন) killing and poaching. So it is our duty to save them from extinction.