Cheetahs have returned to India after 70 years. These cheetahs have been brought from Namibia through special aircraft. PM Modi arrived today to release cheetahs at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on his birthday. These cheetahs kept in the endangered category will now be seen in Sheopur Kuno National Park. Special enclosures have been prepared for these cheetahs in the Kuno National Park.Kuno National Park is a national park located in Madhya Pradesh (MP). It was constructed in the year 1981. This national park is spread over an area of 750 square kilometers.
This plain of natural grass with tree plants and dense forest is considered to be quite favorable for cheetahs. Special arrangements have been made to keep the cheetahs completely safe. For this an organization named Cheetah Mitra has been formed. The government has made 250 people from nearby villages as pyre friends. One of the people whose cheetah has been made a friend is Ramesh Singh Sikarwar. Ramesh, who was a dacoit earlier, but will now protect the cheetahs.
A dog is being trained to protect the eight cheetahs in the Kuno National Park. These cheetahs will be kept in a special closed enclosure of the National Park. This enclosure is spread over a very large area. To protect the cheetahs from poachers, an Alsacean female dog 'Ilu' is being made 'commando'. Training has been given at ITBP's National Training Center located at Bhanu, 22 km from Chandigarh.