“Animals fill your heart without trying.”
Sea turtles, sea snakes, dolphins, trout, shrimps, catfish.
Parakeets, barn owls, black kites, hoopoes, rock pigeons, warblers, falcons, pheasants.
Foxes, wild boars, bears, wild cats, hyenas, gazelles, deer, ibex. leopards.
Crocodiles, Indian cobras, tortoises, yellow monitors, butterflies, moths.
Animals such as cows, goats, sheep, chickens and fish are sold live in the markets and kept in abysmal conditions. Live chicken cages can be seen on the roads next to the stores selling them. Stray cats and dogs are quite common.
Donkeys, mules and horses are used for transport and transporting goods. Often kept in very poor conditions.
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act was instituted in 1890 and goes into depth about what is considered to be animal cruelty. These laws are mostly overlooked, and rarely enforced, meaning that animals do not get the minimum care they deserve.
Common animals hunted are rabbits, deer, falcons, markhors, ibex, sheep, wild boars and birds. Trophy hunting for some animals is also common.
Dogfights are quite common, even though illegal. . Cockfights occur and are still legal
We have not included the treatment of animals in the meat/fur/leather industries, zoos or circuses, animal testing as it unfortunately still happens in most countries.