Focus on Vulnerable Reptiles & Turtle Vs. Tortoise & Threatened- Expected Questions for 2017 (Download PDF)

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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.

Vulnerable Reptiles

Olive ridley sea turtle

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Image of Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Image of Olive ridley sea turtle

  • Also known as the Pacific ridley sea turtle.
  • Found in warm and tropical waters of Pacific and Indian oceans.
  • Synchronized mass nesting
  • Olive ridleys nest near Gahirmatha in Odisha. The coast of Odisha in India is the largest mass nesting site for the olive ridleys.

Turtle versus Tortoise

Turtle

 Image of Turtle

Image of Turtle

Image of Turtle

  • Lives in water
  • Good swimmers
  • Come to land to lay eggs
  • Carnivores (flesh eating)

Tortoise

 Image of Tortoise

Image of Tortoise

Image of Tortoise

  • Lives on land
  • Everything happens on land
  • Herbivores (plant eating)
  • Bad swimmers

Near Threatened Mammals

Marbled cat

Image of Marbled cat

Image of Marbled Cat

Image of Marbled cat

  • Northern India and Nepal
  • SE Asia to Borneo and Sumatra
  • In India –Sikkim, Darjeeling, moist tropical forest.

Blackbuck

 Image of Blackbuck

Image of Blackbuck

Image of Blackbuck

  • Deserts (in the northwestern region)
  • Coastal areas
  • Mountains (in the northern-northeastern region)
  • Habitat: Grassland.

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 18, 2017

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