Kuno National Park Current Affairs, GK & News
The Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh is set to get 13 cheetahs in 2022. Key Points The Kuno National Park was originally developed as the second home for Asiatic lions in India, apart from Gir National Park. However, that project did not take off. But now the park is expecting to get 13 African ..
World’s fastest land animal, Cheetah is expected to be reintroduced in India. Cheetah will be introduced at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh in November 2021. Why it is being reintroduced? India had spotted its last Cheetah in Chhattisgarh in 1947. After the death of last Cheetah, it was declared extinct in 1952. Supreme Court ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The Gir National Park in Gujarat will be provided dedicated ambulances and veterinary hospitals for injured and sick lions as part of the Asiatic Lion Conservation Project. This decision comes after 39 lions tested positive for the viral disease called canine distemper, out of which 24 died last year. What is the Asiatic Lion Conservation ..
Topics: Asiatic lion • Bengal tiger • Felids • Gir National Park • Gujarat • India • Indian leopard • Kuno National Park • Lions • Mammals of Nepal • Project Snow Leopard • Species reintroduction • States and union territories of India
The Madhya Pradesh government has declared the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) as National Park in compliance with the last condition imposed by a Supreme Court-appointed committee for the much awaited ‘translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir in Gujarat’. The move is expected to pave way for translocation of lions from Gir National Park (GNP) in ..
Topics: Asiatic lion • Asiatic Lion Reintroduction Project • Cheetah reintroduction in India • Felids • Gir National Park • Kuno • Kuno National Park • KWS • Sheopur • Sheopur district • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India
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