Which is critically endangered animal species?
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Which is critically endangered animal species?

A

Antelope cervicarpa

B

Ailurus fulgens

C

Sus salvanius

D

Calotes versicolor

E

Hyla

Answer

A critically endangered species is a category by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. Sus salvanius is a critically endangered animal, which was previously spread across Bhutan, India, and Nepal, but now only it is only found in India (Assam). About 150 individuals or fewer of this species exist globally now. It belongs to the genus Sus and is also known as the Pygmy Hog.

So, the correct answer is 'Sus salvanius'.

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