Consider the following statements:
1. Sea cow is found in both Gulf of Katch and Gulf of Mannar
2. Lion-tailed Macaque is found both in Western Ghats and Eastern Himalayas
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Dugong (Sea Cow) is found in India in Gulf of Katch, Gulf of Mannar as well as Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Largest Dugong was as long as 13.5 ft and was found in Gulf of Katch in India. In India, they are found in Gulf of Kutch, the only population remaining in western India and Gulf of Mannar. The Gulf of Mannar Biosphere (GoMB) has the largest population of dugongs in India. They are also found near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.  Lion-tailed Macaque is found in India in Western Ghats.

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