Cheetahs in India

Delhi, Sep 17: Wildlife Institute of India shared a detailed video of Cheetahs on Twitter and expressed pride in the initiative to bring back Cheetahs in India by the Central Government.

While sharing the video from the official Twitter handle of the Wildlife Institute of India it said that “The Cheetah, one of the world’s most-recognizable cats, is known for its speed. The lost sight of the fastest-running mammal of India is back in Madhya Pradesh. We all should be proud of this effort taken by Govt. of India.”

Eight cheetahs from Namibia – flying in a special cargo plane – landed in Madhya Pradesh Saturday morning, as part of the programme to reintroduce the feline in India seven decades after it was declared extinct in the country.

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The big cats were flown to their new home Kuno National Park in the Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh in Chinook helicopter where they will be released.

All the African cheetahs will be personally welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today on his 72nd birthday.

On his birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release three of the African cheetahs into the park’s quarantine enclosures this morning, an official said.