Q. One horned rhinoceros is found in the following pairs of states?
Explanation: One horned Rhinoceros:
- They are found in the Indian subcontinent.
- The one-horned rhinoceros (Indian rhinoceros) are the largest of the rhino species.
- They are mainly found in Assam, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh.
- There are 2,640 rhinoceros in four protected areas in Assam.
- Pabitora Wildlife Reserve
- Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park
- Kaziranga National Park
- Manas National Park.
- 90% are found in Kaziranga National Park.
- It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.
- The National Rhino Conservation Strategy was launched in the year 2019 for the conservation of big-horned rhinos.
- Indian Rhino Vision 2020 was launched in 2005, it is an ambitious effort to attain a wild population of at least 3,000 greater one-horned rhinos spread over seven protected areas in the Indian state of Assam by the year 2020.