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Name the British Administrator who killed 400 Tigers during his tenure in India.

(a) George Yule

(b) George Yal

(c) Lord Cornwallis

(d) Lord Clive




  • While the forest laws deprived people of their customary rights to hunt, hunting of big game became a sport.

  •  Under colonial rule, the s cale of hunting increased to such an extent that various species became almost extinct.

  • The Maharaja of Sarguja alone shot 1,157 tigers and 2,000 leopards up to 1957. A British administrator, George Yule, killed 400 tigers. Initially, certain areas of forests were reserved for hunting.

So, the option (a) is correct.

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