A video shared by news agency ANI reveals the first look of the cheetahs all set to arrive India tomorrow.
The video which the news agency shared on their twitter handle shows three out of the eight cheetahs roaming in an open field before they embark on the journey to India.
— ANI (@ANI) September 16, 2022
According to the reports, these Cheetah from Namibia will now arrive straight at Gwalior instead of Jaipur on Saturday, which is also PM Modi’s birthday.
Earlier, it was decided that the Boeing carrying them from Namibia will land at Jaipur and from Jaipur, they will be flown to the Kuno National Park.
PM Modi will release them in the national park amid much fanfare for these will be the first cheetahs in the country after almost 70 years.
Cheetah Project Chief and Member Secretary National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) SP Yadav said the Prime Minister will release two cheetahs from enclosure number one and after that about 70 meters away, which is the second enclosure PM will release another cheetah.
The remaining Cheetahs will be released in their respective quarantine areas made for them.
(With inputs from media reports and ANI)