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With reference to Indian laws about wildlife protection, consider the following statements :
1. Wild animals are the sole property of the government.
2. When a wild animal is declared protected, such animal is entitled for equal protection whether it is found in protected areas or outside.
3. Apprehension of a protected wild animal becoming a danger to human life is sufficient ground for its capture or killing.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 3 only



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Statement 1 is correct: As per the the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 Wild animals are considered to be property of government.

Statement 3 is not correct: apprehension alone is not sufficient. The Chief Wildlife Warden’s approval is required before killing such animal. Therefore by elimination the answer is A.


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