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‘Just cruelty, appalling’: Varun Gandhi reacts as govt plans to import cheetahs

BJP MP Varun Gandhi criticises government's plan to import cheetahs, emphasising the need to protect Indian species instead.

BJP MP Varun Gandhi criticised the government on the death of cheetahs.
Updated on Sep 16, 2023 11:33 PM IST

No Cheetah died due to radio collars, next batch at two sites: Project head

Head of Project Cheetah dismisses speculation of radio collars causing death of cheetahs in Kuno National Park.

Nine cheetahs died in Kuno National Park since March this year.(ANI)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 09:51 AM IST

Cheetahs in India: A new book connects the dots

When the cheetah vanished, little was left of its story. Writer Divyabhanusinh unearths clues from art and lore, Ancient Egypt and Mughal India.

A tomb painting from Ancient Egypt shows a man walking a cheetah on a leash. (From Nott, 1886; via Divyabhanusinh; The Marg Foundation)
Updated on Sep 02, 2023 04:28 PM IST
BySukanya Datta

Read an exclusive excerpt from The Story of India’s Cheetahs

Divyabhanusinh’s book traces the cheetah’s journey in India. In this section of Chapter 5, he revisits early representations of the animal in British records.

Updated on Sep 01, 2023 02:45 PM IST

Number of Cheetah deaths not low: Supreme Court

So far, 6 adult Cheetahs have died since the translocation of the 20 big cats in two batches from Namibia and South Africa in September 2022 and February 2023.

Earlier on Sunday, MoEFCC in a statement said all cheetah deaths were natural. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Aug 07, 2023 04:49 PM IST
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