Differences between in situ and ex situ conservation in tabular form

Dear Student,

The difference between the in-situ and ex-situ conservation can be summarised as given below


In Situ Conservation
Ex Situ Conservation
It means ‘on-site’ conservation It means ‘off-site’ conservation
It is the conservation of natural habitats and the maintenance and recovery species especially the endangered one in their natural surroundings This is the conservation of some endangered species in some man-made habitat that imitates their natural habitat.
Example: National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries, etc Examples: Zoo, aquarium, etc


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