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We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

Dr. Manishika Jain in this video covers a variety of topics which are important for 2017. These include the expected questions on environment and biodiversity.

Endangered Mammals

Eld’s deer/thamin or brow-antlered deer

Image of Brow-Antlered Deer

Image of Brow-Antlered Deer

Image of Brow-Antlered Deer

  • Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP), Manipur

Golden langur

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Image of Golden Langur

Image of Golden langur

  • Primate, is an Old World monkey
  • Small region of western Assam
  • Foothills of the Black Mountains of Bhutan

Himalayan/White-bellied Musk Deer

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Image of White-bellied Musk Deer

Image of White-bellied Musk Deer

  • Kashmir
  • Kumaon
  • Sikkim

Hispid hare/Assam rabbi

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Image of Hispid Hare & Assam Rabbi

Image of Hispid hare & Assam rabbi

  • Southern foothills of the central Himalayas.

Hog deer

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Image of Hog Deer

Image of Hog deer

  • Terai region and grasslands in northern India

Lion-tailed macaque/wanderoo

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Image of Lion-tailed Macaque Wanderoo

Image of Lion-tailed macaque wanderoo

  • Endemic to the Western Ghats.
  • Avoid human presence.
  • Evergreen forests in the Western Ghats range.

Chita/Tibetian Antelope

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Image of Chita or Tibetian Antelope

Image of Chita or Tibetian Antelope

  • Moved from Vulnerable to Endangered recently.
  • Tibet cold desert.

Nilgiri langur/Nilgiri leaf monkey

Image of Nilgiri langur or Nilgiri leaf monkey

Image of Nilgiri Langur or Nilgiri Leaf Monkey

Image of Nilgiri langur or Nilgiri leaf monkey

  • Hilly areas of Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Nilgiri tahr

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Image of Nilgiri Tahr

Image of Nilgiri tahr

  • Largest of the three tahr species
  • Montane grasslands of Western Ghats.
  • State animal of Tamil Nadu.

Golden Mahseer

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Image of Golden Mahseer

Image of Golden Mahseer

  • Known as the tiger of Indian rivers
  • It belongs to the genus Tor
  • In Himachal Pradesh
  • Longest-living freshwater fish
  • Native to mountain and sub-mountain regions

Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 2

Dr. Manishika Jain in this video covers a variety of topics which are important for 2017. These include the expected questions on environment and biodiversity.

- Published/Last Modified on: April 14, 2017

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