Prime Minister Narendra Modi released eight cheetahs at the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of his birthday on Saturday, 17 September. These cheetahs have been brought from Namibia. These include three male cheetahs and five females.
Cheetah (file photo).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Saturday 17 September Madhya Pradesh Eight cheetahs released in Keono National Park. These cheetahs have been brought from Namibia. These include three male cheetahs and five females. The eight cheetahs were seen roaming and resting in their respective special enclosures for most of the time in the park on Sunday. It seems that he is slowly adapting to his new environment.
Experts monitoring and studying the cheetahs said that all these cheetahs kept looking at their new habitat with great interest and looked healthy and fit. He said that all these have been kept on isolation for a month in special enclosures. All the cheetahs also drank the water kept in the enclosure today. Veterinarians and experts from India and Namibia are keeping a close watch on them.
Cheetahs will be given buffalo meat
Experts said that they are working on providing buffalo meat to them during the period of isolation lasting one month. Uttam Kumar Sharma, director of Kuno National Park, said that people believe that cheetah eats after three days. Once it hunts and only three days after eating it, the cheetah eats it again. Cheetahs do not eat daily. He was given buffalo meat before leaving for India from Namibia two days ago.
Cheetahs trying to get to know their new surroundings
Kuno National Park operator Uttam Kumar Sharma said that he will be given food today. On the other hand, when he was asked that the leopards were looking scared yesterday, how are they now, on this Uttaram Kumar Sharma said, now the leopards are active and their health is fine. They keep on doing their daily routine. They roam here and there, sit down, drink water. He said that cheetahs are trying to know their new surroundings.
Not thinking of changing the name
Uttam Kumar Sharma, director of Kuno National Park, said that these cheetahs have been given names from Namibia and we have not changed their names. At the moment we are not considering changing his name. These eight cheetahs, brought by special aircraft from Namibia, were released on the morning of September 17 in the Kuno National Park, which has made the park in the headlines all over the world.
five female and three male cheetahs
Of these eight cheetahs, five are females and three are males. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries left India in special enclosures in 1952 as part of a project to resettle the extinct cheetah population, and they looked stunned at that time. However, later they started moving.
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