Q. The Species “Koala” is often seen in news is endemic to which of the following?

[A] Australia

[B] South Africa

[C] Brazil

[D] Serbia

Answer: A

Koalas in Australia’s New South Wales are in grave danger. They are likely to become extinct by 2050 if the government does not intervene.  

  • This was determined by a parliamentary committee after a year-long inquiry. Several factors have resulted in the fragmentation of the koalas. 
  • It is endemic and native to Australia and found in Australia only. 

Source: https://indianexpress.com/article/world/australia-gears-up-for-the-great-koala-count-using-drones-droppings-and-dogs-7095178/