Which among the following animals are found in wild in India’s biodiversity hotspots?

1. Red Panda

2. Slow Loris

3. Lion Tailed Macaque

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

There are two biodiversity hotspots in India viz. Eastern Himalaya and Western Ghats. Red panda is endemic to the temperate forests of the Himalayas, and ranges from the foothills of western Nepal to China in the east. Slow Loris is found in South and Southeast Asia including Eastern Himalayas / India’s north east. Lion tailed Macaque is endemic to Western Ghats.

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