SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    'Tendua' is zoologically named as

    A)  Panthera tigris  

    B)  Panthera leo

    C)  Panthera uncia

    D)  Panthera pardus

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Indian leopard (Panthera pardus fused) is a leopard subspecies widely distributed on the Indian subcontinent. The species Panthera pardus is classified as Near Threatened by IUCN since 2008 because populations have declined following habitat loss and fragmentation, poaching for the illegal trade of skins and body parts, and persecution due to conflict situations. As of September 2015, the leopard population of India itself was estimated at between 12,000 and 14,000 individuals.

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