Q. With reference to Biodiversity, consider the following statements:
1.Avian diversity peaks globally in the tropics
2.The highest richness of threatened species is found in temperate zones.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] .2 only

[C] .Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:
  • Statement 1 is correct:Avian diversity peaks globally in the tropics
  • Statement 2 is incorrect: The highest richness of threatened species is found in tropics.

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