One of the cheetahs translocated to Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park (KNP) from South Africa died on Sunday, a senior forest official said.
The cheetah ‘Uday’ was aged six years.
This is the second such incident at the KNP in almost a month. Earlier, Namibian cheetah Sasha died due to a kidney ailment on March 27
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“During the inspection in the morning, a cheetah brought from South Africa was found dull with head down, following which veterinarians attending to him alerted senior officials. The feline was then taken out from the large enclosure for treatment. Unfortunately, around 4 p.m., the cheetah passed away,” Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) Wildlife, J.S. Chauhan, said.