A) Activities that are considered poaching include killing an animal o
A) Activities that are considered poaching include killing an animal out of season, without a license, with a prohibited weapon, or in a prohibited manner such as jacklighting.
B) Poaching is the illegal taking of wildlife, in violation of local, state, federal, or international law.
C) One of the most dangerous and lasting effects of poaching is the decimation of native animal populations.
D) When a certain animal, such as the African elephant, is targeted by poachers, it can take decades for the animal’s population to recover.
Right Answer is: C
The first sentence should be B since it introduces the theme of the passage i.e. ‘poaching’. The second sentence should be A as it further tells what all activities are considered poaching. The sentences C and D form a mandatory pair since they tell about the effects of poaching.
Hence, the correct answer is option C i.e. BACD.