Gandhisagar Sanctuary

Source: IE   Context: Madhya Pradesh is developing the Gandhi Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary as India’s second home for cheetahs, following Kuno National Park.   Why develop a second home? The move comes after experts suggested that Kuno National Park, the current home for cheetahs, does not have enough space for all of them. Recently, two cheetahs …

India finalises deals for cheetahs from South Africa and Namibia:

GS Paper 3: Syllabus: Environment and conservation related issues.   Context: India will release cheetahs from South Africa and Namibia into the wild at Kuno Palpur in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh, possibly by the end of this year. To begin with, there will be 12 cheetahs from South Africa and eight from Namibia. More …