To qualify as a Biodiversity Hotspot, an area must contain__:
1.At least 1,500 species of endemic vascular plants
2.At least 70 percent land covered by vascular plants
3.At least 25 threatened species of mammals
4.At least one protected area such as national park
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1

Endemism: it must contain at least 1,500 species of vascular plants (> 0.5 percent of the world’s total) as endemics, and loss of Habitat: it has to have lost at least 70 percent of its original habitat.

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