ANI Photo | Madhya Pradesh: Female Cheetah released in wild at Kuno National Park

A female Cheetah named Veera was released in the wild at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district, an official statement read.
The Cheetah was released in the Nayagaon forest range, which falls under the Pipalbaori tourist zone, the statement further said adding that she was in good health.
Now, tourists can see the large cats, it added.
Three days ago, two male cheetahs – Agni and Vayu were released in the Parond forest range under the Ahera tourism zone of the national park.
The release of the cheetahs is part of the ‘Cheetah Reintroduction Project’ and allows tourists to see the animals in the designated area.
Kuno National Park is situated on the Northern side of the Vidhyachal mountains and has an area of 344.686 sq km. It was named after a tributary of the Chambal River.
Earlier, India’s ambitious project Cheetah was completed one year after the first batch of eight Namibian cheetahs was released in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park (KNP) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on September 17, 2022.
Subsequently, twelve cheetahs from South Africa were also translocated and released in Kuno National Park in February 2023.
These cheetahs represent a big feather in India’s cap for restoring natural treasures. The entire project was implemented under the meticulous supervision of the expert team consisting of government officials, scientists, wildlife biologists and veterinarians belonging to Namibia, South Africa and India, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change stated

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