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Title : THE ASIATIC GOLDEN CAT
Date : Dec 22, 2021
Prelims Specific Topic:
- The Asiatic Golden Cat is a medium-sized wild cat belonging to the Indian subcontinent's north-eastern region.
- On the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of vulnerable species, the Asiatic golden cat (Catopuma temminckii) is classed as near threatened.
- Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act mentions Asiatic cats.
- Appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) includes wild cats.
- Source à The Hindu à 20/12/21 à Page Number 5
Tags : Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, Appendix 1 of the Convention on International Trade