Which one of the following areas in India, is a hot spot of biodiversity?

(a) Eastern Ghats

(b) Gangetic plain

(c) Sunderbans

(d) Western Ghats

(d) Hot spots are areas that are extremely rich in species diversity, have high endemism and are under constant threat. In India, two hot spots are found extending into neighbouring countries. The Westerm Ghats/Sri Lanka and the Indo-Burman region (covering the Eastern Himalayas also known as cradle of speciation)

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