SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    In India, the endangered wild dog 'Dhole' is protected under Schedule 2 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. Which of the following will be the first zoo in India, to have a conservation breeding centre for the wild dog, 'Dhole'?

    A)  Nandan kanan Zoological Park

    B)  Assam State Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden

    C)  Alien Forest Zoo

    D)  Indira Gandhi Zoological Park

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located amidst Kambalakonda Reserve Forest in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. This is the first zoo in the country to have a conservation breeding centre for the endangered wild dog or 'dhole. 'After a series of successful in-breeding wild dogs in the zoo, its population witnessed a massive increase within the protected area from just two to 22, the highest number of wild dogs in captivity in the country, according to current records.

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