Elephants are valued by some people because their tusks are made of ivory. although it is illegal, people kill elephants, take the ivory, and sell it to make a variety of objects like jewelry and sculptures. this activity is an example of which threat to biodiversity? poaching habitat destruction pollution nonnative species
The correct answer will be option-Poaching
Poaching is the illegal killing, shooting and trapping the animals in an area where such practices are completely forbidden.
Poaching is a threat to wild animals as it is one of the major cause of the loss of biological diversity on Earth as it leads to the loss of the wild animals which can make the species threatened species.
Since poaching occurs when something valuable is possessed by the animal-like elephants possess their tusks which are made of ivory.
Thus, poaching is the correct answer.
Poaching is to kill animals illegally and sell various body parts to make huge amounts of money. Poaching threatens animal speicies and can lead to extinction, threatening the lives of many animals.
Elephants are valued by some people because their tusks are made of ivory. Although it is illegal, people kill elephants, take the ivory, and sell it to make a variety of objects like jewelry and sculptures. This activity is an example of which threat to biodiversity? poaching
i think the answer is endemic species
The descriptions for each of the terms you listed:poaching: illegal hunting of wild animals habitat destruction: the process in which a habitat becomes unsuitable for supporting life, often by human activitypollution: the introduction of hazardous or harmful waste into the environmentnonnative species: a species introduced to a new habitat, often by human activity, that thrives unusually well due to having no natural predators in its new habitat.
Hunting elephants (an illegal activity in many countries) for their ivory is considered poaching.
Poaching has been defined as the illegal hunting or capturing of wild animals
Explanation; poaching is the act of taking the ivory off of an elephants tusks. From the text , you can inferred that the act is poaching because it says " people kill elephants, take the ivory and sell it"
It is an example of poacher threat to biodiversity.
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