The cheetah species was declared extinct in India in 1952
The last cheetah died in India in 1947, in the Korea District of Chhattisgarh, the first part of today’s Madhya Pradesh, and the species was declared extinct by India in 1952.But now 8 cheetahs were brought from Namibia to India.
The country suffered such a fate. In the past, the country was home to the Asian cheetah, but in 1952 the species was declared nationally extinct. New Delhi. In 1947, a local king in central India killed three cheetahs that were believed to be the last of these cheetahs. It was declared extinct in India five years later.
The cheetah was once widespread in India but became extinct in 1952 due to hunting and habitat loss. Cheetahs have become extinct in India, largely due to habitat loss and the search for their distinctive spotted fur. The number of cheetahs in India declined in the 19th century, mainly due to headhunting by local Indian kings and ruling British officials.
70 years later, 8 cheetahs have been brought to India from Namibia.
The Asian cheetah was declared extinct by India in 1952, but 8 cheetahs (5 females and 3 males) were brought in from Africa and Namibia on Saturday as part of the Indian Cheetah Project and government efforts to revitalize and diversify Indian fauna and habitats a part of.
Eight cheetahs from Namibia arrived in India on Saturday, according to the Cheetah Conservation Foundation (CCF). Windhoek, Namibia. 8 cheetahs will be brought to India from the South African country of Namibia to bring the big cat back to India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi left them in Kuno National Park (KNP) in Madhya Pradesh.
Eight big cats have arrived in India with an ambitious project to revive the spotted creature that divided wildlife experts after the local big cats went extinct decades ago. Eight big cats have been brought to Kuno National Park in central India to coincide with the 72nd birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who released the first on Saturday Cats.
70 years after disappearing in India, eight cheetahs arrived in the country on a special plane from Namibia on Saturday morning and were released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh (KNP). NEW DELHI (AP) — 70 years after the cheetah went extinct, they are back.
This is a big step in the direction of conservation of cheetah species.
India and Namibia have signed an agreement to introduce cheetahs into the forests of the South Asian country, where the big cat went extinct 70 years ago. Eight big cats from Namibia were flown on a chartered flight to the northern Indian city of Gwalior on Saturday as part of an ambitious and controversial plan to bring cheetahs back to the South Asian country.
Eight cheetahs from Namibia, Namibia, flew on a special cargo plane to the Indian city of Gwalior on Saturday as part of an ambitious plan to bring the nationally extinct animal back to the country.