In Photos | India welcomes cheetahs from Namibia

Updated On Sep 17, 2022 05:38 PM IST
  • After 70 years, India welcomed cheetahs that were declared extinct in the country. Eight cheetahs from Namibia arrived in a special cargo flight, Boeing -747, which landed at the Indian Air Force Station in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. IAF choppers later carried them to their new home at Kuno National Park in the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who celebrated his 72nd birthday on Saturday, released the cheetahs in the park. Here are some photos of the big cats.
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One of the eight cheetahs spotted after following their release in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 05:38 PM IST

One of the eight cheetahs spotted after following their release in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park.(ANI)

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On his 72nd birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released cheetahs in the presence of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and wildlife experts.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 05:38 PM IST

On his 72nd birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released cheetahs in the presence of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and wildlife experts.(ANI)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a photo of the newly arrived cheetahs at the Kuno National Park.(ANI)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a photo of the newly arrived cheetahs at the Kuno National Park.(ANI)

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The cheetahs were brought from Namibia to India in a special cargo flight Boeing -747. (source:Twitter/@JM_Scindia)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 05:38 PM IST

The cheetahs were brought from Namibia to India in a special cargo flight Boeing -747. (source:Twitter/@JM_Scindia)

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia extending a warm welcome to the Namibian team that assisted in moving cheetahs from Namibia to India. (source:Twitter/@JM_Scindia)
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Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia extending a warm welcome to the Namibian team that assisted in moving cheetahs from Namibia to India. (source:Twitter/@JM_Scindia)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases the cheetahs in Kuno National Park, Madhya Pradesh. (ANI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 05:38 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases the cheetahs in Kuno National Park, Madhya Pradesh. (ANI)

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Cheetahs in India can be witnessed again, 70 years after the animal was declared extinct in the country. After the momentous event, PM Modi gave a speech to the country in which he said that after the cheetahs acclimate to their new home, Kuno National Park, visitors can go view them.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 05:38 PM IST

Cheetahs in India can be witnessed again, 70 years after the animal was declared extinct in the country. After the momentous event, PM Modi gave a speech to the country in which he said that after the cheetahs acclimate to their new home, Kuno National Park, visitors can go view them.(ANI)

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