Q. With reference to ‘Nilgiri Tahr’ consider the following statements:
1.It is endemic species of the Western Ghats.
2.It is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
3.It has been designated as the state animal of Kerala.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. Nilgiri Tahr is endemic species of the Western Ghats.

Statement 2 and 3 are incorrect. Nilgiri Tahr is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It has been designated as the State animal of Tamil Nadu.

Source: ForumIAS