Wildlife Protection Act (WLPA), 1972

Recently, the Enforcement Directorate has issued a provisional attachment order in respect of three chimpanzees and four marmosets in connection with a money laundering probe into a Wildlife (Protection) Act case.Consider the following statements regarding the Wildlife Protection Act(WLPA),1972:

  1. It prohibits the injuring, destroying and removing any part of a wild animal’s body.
  2. It also has provisions regarding the is also against taxidermy, which is the preservation of a dead wild animal as a trophy, or in the form of rugs, preserved skins, antlers, horns, eggs, teeth, and nails
  3. Schedule V of the act provides protection and inhibit trade of medicinal plants as well as agricultural species of plants.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 and 2
2 and 3
1 and 3
1, 2 and 3