Q. What’s in the news?
Q. What’s about blackbucks in Odisha?
Q. What’s the reasons for their rise?
Q. What’s about Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972?
These species need rigorous protection and therefore, the harshest penalties for violation of the law are for species under this Schedule.
Animals under this list are accorded high protection. They cannot be hunted except under threat to human life.
|Schedule III & IV:
This list is for species that are not endangered. This includes protected species but the penalty for any violation is less compared to the first two schedules.
|This schedule contains animals which can be hunted.
|This list contains plants that are forbidden from cultivation.