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Consider the following
1. Star tortoise
2. Monitor lizard
3. Pygmy hog
4. Spider monkey

Which of the above found in India?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4



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Star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) is found in India. It is native to the dry regions of India and is known for its star-patterned shell.

Monitor lizard (Varanus species) is found in India. There are several species of monitor lizards found in India, including the Bengal monitor lizard (Varanus bengalensis) and the water monitor lizard (Varanus salvator).

Pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) is found in India. It is a small wild pig species native to the grasslands and marshy areas of Assam and parts of Bhutan.

Spider monkey (Ateles species) is not found in India. Spider monkeys are native to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America, and they are not found in India.


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