Cheetahs will assist in the reclamation of open backwoods and prairie environments in India and will with aiding ration biodiversity and upgrade the biological system administrations like water security, carbon sequestration and soil dampness conservation.

The first batch of cheetahs, moved from Namibia to India, has been delivered into the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh within the sight of Prime Minister of India.

Cheetah In India: The Big Cat Is Re-Introduced After 7 Decades

Source: Hindustan Times

Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi directed the arrival of the spotted animals at the Kuno National Park in an ambitious project to once again introduce the large felines after they were headed to eradication there many years prior.

The cheetahs (5 females and 3 males) have been brought from Africa’s Namibia as a feature of ‘Project Cheetah’ and the public authority’s endeavors to revive and expand the nation’s natural life and territory. The eight cheetahs were gotten a cargo airplane in Gwalior as a component of an inter-continental cheetah translocation project. Afterward, the Indian Flying corps choppers conveyed the cheetahs to Kuno National Park from Gwalior Air force Station.

Cheetahs were gone extinct in India, in 1952. Under the Species Recovery Program of the Government of India, species that become terminated are reestablished in their memorable normal environment. Cheetahs will assist in the rebuilding of open forest and grassland ecosystems in India and will with aiding save biodiversity and upgrade the biological system administrations like water security, carbon sequestration and soil dampness preservation.

Project Cheetah chief Mr. SP Yadav, said that Prime Minister will let two cheetahs out of fenced in area number one, and after that around 70 meters away, at the second enclosure, the PM will deliver another cheetah. “Cheetah is supposed to be the fastest animal on land. It runs at a speed of 100-120 km/hour. The living space that has been chosen in Kuno is exceptionally lovely and ideal, where there are huge meadows, little slopes, and timberlands and it is entirely appropriate for cheetahs. Weighty security game plans have been made in Kuno National Park. Game plans have been finished to forestall poaching exercises,” he said.

Radio collar has been introduced in every one of the cheetahs and will be checked through satellite. Aside from this, there will be a committed observing group behind every cheetah who will continue to screen area for 24 hours. Under the ambitious Project Cheetah of the Indian government, the renewed introduction of wild species especially cheetah is being embraced according to the  International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) rules.

Cheetah in India are finally here. It is indeed a victory and a bliss for wildlife lovers in India who always wanted to witness the big cat and appreciate it’s supersonic speed. Let’s see when the tourists will get a chance to see the fastest animal of the world in the wild. Let us know your thoughts about this big wildlife news!


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