They are those species of plants and animals which are found exclusively in particular area

They are not found anywhere else

 

Example of Endemic Flora

Sal and Wild Mango are only found in Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

 

Example of Endemic Fauna

Flying squirrel,Indian Giant Squirrel are only found in Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

 

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Questions

NCERT Question 1 (b) - Fill in the blanks.

Species found only in a particular area is known as ______________.

View Answer

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 7 Class 8 - Conservation Of Plants And Animals

Transcript

Endemic Flora Sal Tree Wild Mango Endemic Fauna Flying squirrel Indian Squirrel Endemic Species Flora Plants found in particular area Found in other areas also Not found in other areas Endemic Flora Specific to that area Fauna Animals found in particular area Found in other areas also Not found in other areas Endemic Fauna Specific to that area

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CA Maninder Singh
CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo