Prime Minister Asks Citizen To Suggest Names For The Cheetahs; Says It Should Be Close To Indian Culture
It is our duty to respect the animals said the Prime Minister.
By Xappie Desk, September 25, 2022 16:54 IST
Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to suggest a name for the cheetahs brought from Namibia to Indian soil. It should be a name that is close to the culture of the country. Instructions can also be given on how to handle the animals. 'It is our duty to respect the animals,' he said. The Prime Minister said this through Mann Ki Baat.Prime Minister Narendra Modi released eight cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park on September 17. He also captured pictures of released cheetahs on camera. After a month of quarantine in a designated area, the cheetahs will be released into Kuno National Park for free roaming. After that, a special team is assigned to monitor each cheetah.A special flight with 8 cheetahs arrived at Gwalior airport on a special flight from Namibia. The cheetahs flew to India on a specially prepared Boeing 747 for Moldovan Airlines called Terra Avia. The flight was in special cages made of wood. A team of experts, including doctors, were also present. Five female cheetahs and three male cheetahs arrived in India. Then he was flown to Koono National Park in Air Force special helicopters.Two to six-year-old cheetahs have left the African grasslands and reached India. Two of the male cheetahs are brothers. They were captured from Otjiwarongo Reserve. Male cheetahs are born in a single litter and live together for life. That is the reason for sending the brothers together. The third male cheetah is from Erindi Reserve. age four years. The first female cheetah in the herd was rescued by the Cheetah Conservation Fund in south-eastern Namibia. Cheetahs were declared extinct in the country in 1952.