NilgiriTahr

Recently, NilgiriTahr’s population has increased from 568 in 2018 to 612 in 2019 in the Mukurthi National Park, Tamil Nadu.Consider the following statements regarding the NilgiriTahr:

  1. It has been listed as “Critically Endangered” by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
  2. It has been listed under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  3. It is endemic to the Nilgiri Hills and the southern portion of the Western Ghats inTamil Nadu and Kerala.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3
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