2. reference to ‘Asiatic lion’, a mammal found in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Even though they roamed large parts of North India earlier periods, Narmada river marked the southern limit of its range, and restricted the spread of lion to south India.
2. Gir, part of Gujarat in India is the only place where this magnificent animal is found today.
3. It is given legal protection under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. Select the correct answer using the code given below.