According to the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, which of the following animals cannot be hunted by any person except under some provisions provided by law?
- Indian wild ass
- Wild buffalo
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2017 Prelims]
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
- All of the animals given are protected scheduled animals under the Wildlife Act 1972.
- The gharial is ‘Critically Endangered’ and Water buffalo is ‘Endangered’. Hence, they fall under Schedule I.
- Indian wild ass is Endangered and it is listed under Schedule I.