Geography

Western Ghat is one of the eight hot-spots of _______ in the world.


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Biological diversity


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  • Western Ghats is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity in the world.
  • The area has over 7,402 species of flowering plants, 1,814 species of non-flowering plants, 139 mammal species, 508 bird species, 179 amphibian species, 6,000 insects species and 290 freshwater fish species; it is likely that many undiscovered species live in the Western Ghats. 
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