Identify the fauna with the help of information given below:

  1. The fauna is endemic to wet evergreen forests in western ghats of India
  2. It is categorised as endangered species of India by IUCN
  3. It is omnivorous in nature, have black coat and have been largely affected by poachers as its meat has medicinal value

Select the correct answer from options below:

Answer: [A] Lion Tailed Macaque

All given characteristics are of a primate Lion-tailed macaque, which is endemic to western ghats of India.

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