Return of Cheetah

News 08.01.2022

The minister unveiled the Centre’s “action plan” for the return of the cheetah in India at the 19th meeting of the National Tiger Conservation Authority. The original plan was to reintroduce the cheetah in 2021; the agenda was delayed because of the second wave of Covid-19. Seventy years after the creature was officially declared to be extinct in the country, it will be reintroduced in the national parks in Sheopur and Morena districts of the Gwalior-Chambal regions of Madhya Pradesh. This will be the world’s first inter-continental cheetah translocation project. (Read More)


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