Environment, Ecology & Biodiversity MCQs

Q.  Identify the fauna of India with the following information:
1.This animal is widely found in Himalayan Foothills in India, Nepal and Bhutan along with some other countries
2.This animal is considered to be most talented climbers among the cats, it can climb upside down and hang from branches with its hind feet
3.It is smallest of the world’s big cats
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:


a. Snow leopard
b. Indian leopard
c. Clouded leopard
d. Cougar


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The clouded leopard (smallest of the world’s big cats) is listed as Vulnerable under the IUCN Red List. It is is widely found in Himalayan Foothills in India, Nepal and Bhutan along with some other countries. It is considered to be most talented climbers among the cats, it can climb upside down and hang from branches with its hind feet.
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