6 Nov 2022

Madhya Pradesh: Two Of Kuno National Park’s Eight Cheetahs Released Into Big Enclosure; Pm Narendra Modi Expresses Delight

Sheopur: Two of the eight cheetahs in Sheopur district’s Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh have been released into a spacious acclimatisation enclosure after completing their mandatory quarantine. Here they will be able to hunt on their own prior to their final release in the wild. PM Narendra Modi had introduced the cheetahs in India on his birthday this year on September 17.

Remaining six cheetahs would also be released

KNP Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Prakash Kumar Verma said two cheetahs were released in the larger enclosure spread over nearly 600 hectares and the remaining six cheetahs would also be released in the larger enclosure in a phased manner.

Finally, the eight cheetahs will be released into the wild as per plans.

PM Modi expresses happiness

PM Modi also expressed happiness over the release of two cheetahs in the bigger enclosure. He said that the remaining cheetahs will be released soon.

"Great news! Am told that after the mandatory quarantine, 2 cheetahs have been released to a bigger enclosure for further adaptation to the Kuno habitat. Others will be released soon. I'm also glad to know that all cheetahs are healthy, active and adjusting well," Modi tweeted sharing the video of the cheetahs.

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