Q. With reference to Dugong (sea cow), consider the following statements:
1. It is listed as “endangered” under IUCN red list.
2. They are dependent on seagrasses for their subsistence.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: Dugong is listed as vulnerable under IUCN red list. 

Statement 2 is correct: Dugong is a herbivores marine mammal and it is dependent on seagrasses for their subsistence. 

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