Which is mainly responsible for extinction of wildlife?
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Which is mainly responsible for extinction of wildlife?

A

Hunting of flesh

B

Destruction of habitats

C

Pollution of air and water

D

All the above

Answer

When there are no more individuals of a species (plant or animal) alive anywhere in the world, the species is said to be extinct. Extinction is also known as the process of dying out. The process is a completely natural part of evolution. But sometimes extinctions happen at a higher and a faster rate than usual. Factors such as large body size, small population, massive habitat loss and position at a higher trophic level favor extinction. As forests are the main habitat for the wild animals, their loss favors the extinction of the same.
So, the correct answer is 'Destruction of habitats'.

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