Which one of the following statement

Question:

Which one of the following statement is true about endemic species?

(a) They are found exclusively in a specific habitat

(b) Endemic species can never become endangered

(c) They are found only in zoos and botanical gardens

(d) They are not affected by the destruction of their habitat

Solution:

(a) Endemic species are those species of plants and animals which are found exclusively in a specific habitat.

e.g. Sal and wild mango are endemic plants of Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve.

Their existence is endangered by the destruction of their habitats, increasing human population and introduction of new species.

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