By | 14 Oct 2022 at 9:42 PM
KBC 14: The last known living members of which animal species in India are believed to have been shot by the 'Maharaja of Koriya' in 1947?

KBC 14: The Malasar community from which of these states was given the Gaj Gaurav award for their role in Elephant conservation?

Options:

Tamil Nadu

Assam

Andhra Pradesh

Karnataka

Answer: Tamil Nadu

Malasar tribesmen of the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR), Tamil Nadu, received the first ‘Gaj Gaurav Award’ instituted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).

The award recognises good practices adopted by captive elephant owners and outstanding works done by field officers, frontline staff and private custodians in elephant conservation.