Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Protection of wild animals and birds is a subject under Union List of the Constitution.
2.Wildlife Protection Bill, 2022 permits a person having a valid certificate of ownership to transfer or transport a captive elephant for a religious or any other purpose..
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect. Protection of wild animals and birds is a subject under Concurrent List of the Constitution.

Statement 2 is correct. Wildlife Protection Bill, 2022 permits a person having a valid certificate of ownership to transfer or transport a captive elephant for a religious or any other purpose.

Source: ForumIAS