Three Cubs Born to Namibian Cheetah in Kuno National Park

Bhopal: A Namibian Cheetah gave birth to three cubs at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Few weeks back another cheetah, Aasha, gave birth to her cubs in the same national park.

Taking to X, Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav congratulated all wildlife frontline warriors and wildlife lovers.

“Kuno’s new cubs! A Namibian Cheetah named Jwala has given birth to three cubs. This comes just weeks after Namibian Cheetah Aasha gave birth to her cubs. Congratulations to all wildlife frontline warriors and wildlife lovers across the country. May Bharat’s wildlife thrive,” Mr Yadav said in a post on ‘X’.

In 1952, cheetahs were declared extinct in India. In 2022, eight Cheetahs – brought from Namibia – were introduced in India under Project Cheetah. Later 12 cheetahs from South Africa were also released in Kuno National Park in February 2023.

So far, seven adult cheetahs and three cubs born in India have died since March 2023.

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