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. ..
Wild Life (Protection) Act 1972: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The Supreme Court has constituted a high powered committee to urgently frame and to implement an emergency response plan for the protection of two Indian birds Great Indian Bustard and the Lesser Florican. IUCN Status Great Indian Bustard: Critically Endangered Lesser Florican: Endangered Threat to their Existence The petition before the Supreme Court has contended ..
UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) of India launched an awareness campaign ‘Not all animals migrate by choice’. About the Campaign The campaign is aimed at creating awareness and garnering public support for the protection and conservation of wildlife, prevention of smuggling and reduction in demand for wildlife products. The campaign complements worldwide ..