6. Flora and Fauna of India

What is “Kharmor “?
Which state in India is the only home to White Asiatic Tigers in the world?
India is one of the select mega biodiversity countries of the world. In this context, approximately what fraction of the recorded species of the world, India accounts for ….?
Out of the 81,000 animal species so far described from India, Invertebrates have a lion’s share with about 68,000 organisms and microorganisms. In this context, consider the following: 
  1. Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 
  2. Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 
  3. Biological Diversity Act, 2002
Which among the above emphasize(s) upon conservation of the Invertebrates?
Consider the following statements: 
  1. National Tiger Conservation Authority is an statutory authority with legal backing to ensure tiger conservation. 
  2. Project Tiger had no statutory status 
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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