Consider the following:
1. Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris)
2. African elephant (Loxodonta sp.)
3. Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
In terms of biodiversity, which among the above can be called “Flagship species”?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

A flagship species is a species, which is selected to act as an ambassador, icon or symbol for a defined habitat, issue, campaign or environmental cause.

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