Cheetah is back, 70 years of waiting is over
The cheetah is an essential part of the food chain. Without it, the food chain is adversely affected.
In India, Cheetah was found in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa, and Tamil Nadu.
Cheetahs became extinct in India as a result of breeding, hunting, etc.
In 1987, Cheetah was last seen in India.
In 1952, the Cheetah was declared extinct in India.
The cheetah is back in India after 70 years.
This endangered species has been brought from distant Namibia to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh.
Five female and three male Cheetahs have been brought to India on a Boeing 747 from Windhoek, the capital of Namibia.
The plane carrying Cheetah landed in Gwalior on Saturday after traveling nearly 8,000 kilometers.
Eight Cheetahs were brought to Kuno National Park by a special Army Chinook helicopter from Gwalior.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present at Kuno National Park to witness this historic moment.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released three of the eight Cheetahs in Kuno National Park on his birthday.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan, who was present on the occasion, said it was historic to bring the extinct animal back to India. This initiative will have a significant impact on tourism in the state.
The government will bring in 12 more Cheetahs from South Africa.
News Desk, Ne India News