PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Siberian ibex and Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Siberian ibex and Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) Siberian ibex Least concerned– IUCN species of ibex that lives in central Asia   Habitat It live mostly above the tree line, in areas of steep slopes and rocky scree. Their habitat consists of a mixture of high altitude tundra, alpine meadows, and regions …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Bharal (Himalayan blue sheep or naur or na or gnao) and International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Bharal (Himalayan blue sheep or naur or na or gnao) and International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) Bharal  (Himalayan blue sheep or naur or na or gnao) Least concerned — IUCN caprid found in the high Himalayas bharal is a major food of the snow leopard   Habitat inhabit open grassy slopes …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Mugger crocodile (Indian, Indus, Persian, Sindhu, marsh crocodile ) and International Court of Justice (ICJ; World Court)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Mugger crocodile (Indian, Indus, Persian, Sindhu, marsh crocodile ) and International Court of Justice (ICJ; World Court) Mugger crocodile (Indian, Indus, Persian, Sindhu, marsh crocodile ) Vulnerable – IUCN CITES Appendix I species one of the three crocodilians found in India, the others being the gharial and the saltwater crocodile   Habitat …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Pink- headed Duck and Asian Development Bank (ADB)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Pink- headed Duck and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Pink- headed Duck Critically endangered – IUCN CITES Appendix I.  has not been conclusively recorded in India since 1949 It is shy and secretive Males have a deep pink head and neck from which the bird derives its name   Habitat secluded and overgrown …