India Welcomes Back Cheetahs, 70 Years After Local Extinction

cheetah g7817fdf80 1920 India Welcomes Back Cheetahs, 70 Years After Local Extinction
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Takeaways:

  • A project to reintroduce cheetahs from Nambia to India is the world’s first intercontinental relocation of animals.
  • The cheetahs were placed in a wildlife sanctuary 320km south of New Delhi, which was selected for its abundant prey and grasslands.
  • India hopes to grow the population to 40 cats.

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