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Discuss the effects of deforestation on the following :

Villages (Rural areas)

Villages are depended upon forests to large extent. They are closely related to forests. Some adjoining villages have to face the wrath of wild animals as unhabitated animals run to nearby villages and cause danger to them. Moreover they are devoid of other benefits like fruits, fuel, wood etc. they get from forests. Deforestation may also lead to frequent floods and droughts.

Differentiate between the following :

Zoo and wildlife sanctuary.

Zoos are smaller places providing protection to animals away from their natural environment. While wildlife sanctuaries protect and conserve wild animals in their natural habitats. They are spread in vast areas.

Differentiate between the following :

Wildlife sanctuary and biosphere reserve.

Wildlife sanctuary is a place where wild animals are protected and preserved. Here poaching or capturing any animal is strictly prohibited. It mainly provides protection to the animals. 
Biosphere reserves are the protecting areas meant for only conservation of biodiversity i.e., animals and plants and even the microorganisms. It also helps to maintain the culture of that area. It contains many wildlife sanctuaries, national parks.

Species found only in a particular area is known as____________.

endemic species

A place where animals are protected in their natural habitat is called ________________.

wildlife sanctuary

Migratory birds fly to far away places because of __________ changes.