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Days after cheetah's death, Kuno National Park reports birth of four cubs

Aim now is to ensure cubs survive; on cheetah death, ministry officials say 50% mortality was expected

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Nitin Kumar New Delhi,
A reason to mourn and four reasons to cheer. Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park, where the sprint of hope was interrupted on March 27 when Sasha, one of the eight Namibian cheetahs translocated here in September last year, died, has reported the birth of four cheetah cubs.

The news that one of the Namibian cheetahs had given birth to four cubs was confirmed by Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, who also shared pictures and a video of the cubs on Twitter.

With these births, India has got its own cheetah cubs after the 1940s, when the animal went extinct in the

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First Published: Mar 29 2023 | 3:38 PM IST

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