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Table 5 Conservation status of animal species reported for medicinal purposes in India according to IUCN Red List or Red Data List.

From: Traditional zootherapeutic studies in India: a review

Conservation status No. of animal species % of total 109 animal
species reported
Endangered 04 3.7%
Vulnerable 14 12.4%
Conservation Dependent 2 1.8%
Near threatened 11 10.1%
Least concern 43 39.4%
Data Deficient 2 1.8%
Not evaluated 33  
Total 109 70%