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”?
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.
This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module