Which one is a biodiversity hotspot?
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Which one is a biodiversity hotspot?

A

Western Ghats

B

Eastern Ghats

C

Eastern Himalayas

D

Both A and C

Answer

Ecological hot spots are large areas of Earth's land surface which have high concentrations of plant endemism and also experience high rates of habitat loss. In India, 4 ecological hot spots are presently identified. The Eastern Himalayas, the Western Ghats, the Indo-Burma region and the Sundaland constitute the 4 biodiversity hotspots in our country. One of the major features of these places is the presence of numerous endemic species.
So, the correct answer is 'Both A and C'.

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