Frogs are considered an "indicator" species as they are so vulnerable to toxins in the environment being absorbed through their skin. But when they make the news it's not always bad - in the past year 10 new species of frogs have been identified in India's Western Ghats
Markhor is a large species of wild goat that is found in northeastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, some parts of India, southern Tajikistan and southern Uzbekistan. The name means “snake eater", which is sometimes interpreted to either represent the species' ability to kill snakes, or as a reference to its corkscrewing horns, which are somewhat reminiscent of coiling snakes. It is the national animal of Pakistan.
Microhyla pulchra is a species of narrow-mouthed frog found in northeastern India, southern China, and Southeast Asia south to at least Thailand but possibly as far south as Malaysia and Singapore. It has many common names, including beautiful pygmy frog, Guangdong rice frog, and marbled pygmy frog. Microhyla pulchra is a common species in suitable habitat, but it is not often seen because it is cryptic and seasonal. It typically occurs near forest edges. It is eaten in Laos.[