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Number of threatened species in 2000 Red List is

A

4175

B

8198

C

11,096

D

16,241

Answer

The species (including animals, plants, fungi, etc.) which are vulnerable to endangerment in the near future are known as threatened species.Ā The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the authority on threatened species, and it treats threatened species as a group of three categories, depending on the degree relative to which they are threatened. Those categories areĀ Vulnerable species;Ā Endangered species andĀ Critically endangered species. As per the Red list of 2000, there are 11,096 threatened species.
So, the correct answer is '11,096'.

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