Which of the following have been held responsible for fast decline in sparrow population?
- Widespread use of pesticides
- Increase in population of cats
- Rampant use of cell phones
Select the correct option from codes given below:
Reasons for rapid decline in population of sparrow are:
Reduction in food supply due to changes in agricultural practices like widespread use of pesticides; Lack of nesting sites because of architectural changes; Electromagnetic contamination due to rampant use of cell phones.
Increase in the population of predator species like hawks and cats.
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