NEET Botany Biodiversity and Conservation Questions Solved

NEET - 2006

Which of the following pairs of an animal and a plant represents endangered organisms in India ?

 (a)  Bentinckia nicobarica and red panda

 (b)  Tamarind and rhesus monkey 

 (c)  Cinchona and leopard

 (d)  Banyan and black buck.

Endangered species is a plant or animal species defined by IUCN as being in immediate danger of extinction because its members have reached a critical level or its habitals have been drastically reduced.

A plant, Bentinckia condapanna/nicobarica (member of family Arecaceae) and the animal, Red panda, both are declared as endangered in India.

Tamarind, Banyan etc. are not endangered in India.

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