PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Red Panda  and Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

      . PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Red Panda  and Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)   Red Panda Endangered– IUCN  State animal of Sikkim Native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It is arboreal, feeds mainly on bamboo, but also eats eggs, birds, and insects It is a solitary animal, mainly active from dusk to dawn, and is largely sedentaryduring the day. Habitat Red panda …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Great Indian Bustard  and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

      . PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Great Indian Bustard  and Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)   Great Indian Bustard Critically endangered — IUCN Red data list Heaviest of the flying birds These birds are often found associated in the same habitat as blackbuck. 4. Habitat Arid and semi-arid grasslands with scattered short scrub, bushes …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018: Lion-tailed Macaque and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

        . PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Lion-tailed Macaque and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)   Lion-tailed Macaque Endangered – IUCN red list Habitat Mainly diurnalarboreal, it prefers the upper canopy of primary tropical evergreen rainforest but may also be found in monsoon forest in hilly country and in disturbed forest. It can be found …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018: Gharial (Gavial or fish eating crocodile) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

        . PRELIMS BOOSTERS 2018 Gharial (Gavial or fish eating crocodile) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)   Gharial (Gavial or fish eating crocodile) Critically Endangered— IUCN Red List. The male gharial has a distinctive boss at the end of the snout, which resembles an earthenware pot known in Hindias  Hence the name. Habitat …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Nilgiri Tahr and International Energy Agency (IEA)

. Insights IAS Prelims Boosters – 2018 ARCHIVES   Nilgiri Tahr & International Energy Agency (IEA) Nilgiri Tahr Endangered — IUCN Habitat : Open montane grassland habitat of the South Western Ghats montane rain forests ecoregion. Endemic to the Nilgiri Hills and the southern portion of the Western Ghats in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Southern India (ex: Anamalai Hills, Palni Hills) State animal of Tamil Nadu …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Olive Ridley Turtle and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

. Insights IAS Prelims Boosters – 2018 ARCHIVES   Olive Ridley Turtle & Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)   Olive Ridley Turtle   Vulnerable — IUCN Red list Habitat — warm and tropical waters of primarily in the Pacific, Indian Ocean and  Atlantic ocean. Gets name from its olive colored carapace, which is heart-shaped and …