Q. Consider the following statements regarding common palm civet: It is found in southern and southeast Asia. It is a terrestrial mammal only. It is classified as a Vulnerable species in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
  • Statement 1 is correct 
  • Statement 2 is incorrect: It is both a terrestrial and arboreal mammal. 
  • Statement 3 is incorrect: It is classified as Least Concern (LC) under IUCN Red list.