Islands have higher number of endemic species as they are separated from other land masses by
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Islands have higher number of endemic species as they are separated from other land masses by

A

Deserts

B

Mountains

C

Large expanses of water

D

Valleys

Answer

Endemic species are species which are native to a place and are not found anywhere else. Islands have a higher number of such as they are separated from other land masses by large expanses of water. Communities in such islands are called as oceanic island communities. Human intervention is less because of the water and thus endemism is high.
So, the correct answer is 'Large expanses of water'.

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