21 February, 2020
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Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the species and conservation status; about WCCB and its mandate
News: Four rare Indian Tent Turtles were rescued by the Delhi police in north Delhi and were handed over to officials of the Delhi zoo after inspection by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB).
Indian Tent Turtle (kachuga tecta tecta)
About Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB)
Under Section 38 (Z) of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, it is mandated
Source: The Hindu
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