Q. “Wildlife Crime Control Bureau” was established by amending which of the following act?

[A] The prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960

[B] The wild life (protection) act, 1972

[C] The biodiversity act, 2002

[D] The forest rights act, 2006

Answer: B

Explanation: The Government of India constituted a statutory body, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau on 6th June 2007, by amending the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

The bureau would complement the efforts of the state governments, primary enforcers of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and other enforcement agencies of the country.

Source: SHANKAR IAS Environment