Dolphins are aquatic mammals; belonging to Order Cetacea. Cetus means a whale or a huge fish. There are around 90 living species in Cetacea divided into two groups. First group comprises toothed animals such as dolphins, killer whales; porpoise; sperm whale; beaked whale, narwhal. The second group comprises the whales which have filter feeder system. ..
Project Tiger: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The Uttarakhand government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force (STF) for Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR). The force will have 85 posts & will help serve as the much needed second layer of protection for the big cat at the CTR. The STPF will be effective in checking illegal human intrusion into the reserve ..
Bandipur National Park is a national park located in Karnataka, India.? The Bandipur National Park was formed by incorporating most of the forest areas in what was formerly the Venugopala Wildlife Park which had been established in 1941. The area was increased in 1985 and the entire region was renamed as the Bandipur National Park. ..
The International Tiger Day is observed on 29 July as an annual reminder of the agreement to save the fast disappearing tigers and raise awareness about the giant feline. This agreement was signed by several tiger-hosting countries at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit which was organized in Russia in the year 2010. What the agreement ..
Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, which is one of India’s 50 Project Tiger Tiger reserves, is located in Pilibhit district, Lakhimpur Kheri District and Bahraich District of Uttar Pradesh state in India. It is located on the India-Nepal border in the foothills of the Himalayas. The Pilibhit district is one of the few well-forested districts in Uttar ..