As per recently released Red List of IUCN which of the following species has been classified as an endangered animal? [A]Lion-tailed macaque [B]Asiatic Wild Ass [C]Nicobar flying fox [D]White-bellied musk deer
Asiatic Wild Ass As per the recently released Red List of International Union For Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Asiatic Wild Ass has been classified as an endangered animal. The IUCN has moved the Asiatic wild ass from the ‘vulnerable’ to ‘endangered’ category and indicates the need for heightened protection measures. The Asiatic Wild Ass is locally known as ghudkhar and found only in the Little Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. ( Scientific name of Asiatic Wild Ass : Equus hemionus).