15 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about Indian Pangolin: features, threat and conservation efforts.
News: Scientists have, for the first time, radio-tagged the Indian pangolin, an endangered animal (IUCN status: EN) that is rarely sighted in forests.
About Radio-tagging technique
About Indian Pangolin and threats related to their survival
Conservation efforts in India
Source: The Hindu
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