Q. With reference to the Great Indian Bustards(GIBs), consider the following statements;
1.Rajasthan accounts for almost 95% of its total world population.
2.It is endemic to the India and not found in any other country in the world.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Statement 1 is correct: The Great Indian Bustard(GIB) is the State bird of Rajasthan. Its population is about 150 in Rajasthan which accounts for 95% of its total world population.
Statement 2 is incorrect: It is endemic to the Indian subcontinent. It is found in Rajasthan (Desert National park), Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh in India and parts of Pakistan.