With a view to formulating an action plan for rehabilitating Cheetah, an extinct species, in Kuno Sanctuary in Sheopur district, a team of national and international experts of Cheetah visited the

Bhopal: A tiger from Rajasthan's Ranthambhore National Park has found a new home in the Palpur Kuno Sanctuary of Madhya Pradesh.

Saying there was threat of inbreeding among the Asiatic lions at Gir, Union Environment Minister and Forest Jairam Ramesh, who is on a two-day visit to the sanctuary, Thursday called for relocating them to Palpurkuno Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh. Gir is the Asiatic lion

Ahmedabad: The union minister for forest and environment Jairam Ramesh added a fresh chapter to the Asiatic lion controversy by first suggesting that as per experts

Taking cue from State Forest officials, residents in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh have also slammed the decision of the Gujarat Government to disallow the translocation of Asiatic lions to the Palpur-Kuno sanctuary.

The residents have described the Gujarat Government's move as anti-tourism, and one that will hamper employment prospects in the area.

Top forest officials in Madhya Prades

Controversy Ends As MP Agrees To Take African Cheetah
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Ahmedabad: Madhya Pradesh has agreed in principle to accommodate African cheetah in Kuno Palpur.

Ahmedabad: The decision of the environment minister to release zoo-bred lions in the Wild of Kuno Palpur will not be a cake walk for forest authorities.
Experts feel that it will not be easy to implement the idea as it will pose a major challenge.

With the Madhya Pradesh Government giving its nod, the African Cheetah will make its way to Palpur Kuno wildlife Sanctuary in the State late next year.

The Kuno-Palpur wildlife sanctuary of Madhya Pradesh will soon become a habitat of African Cheetah. The Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave consent in principal for resettlement of African cheetahs in the sanctuary after updating himself through a presentation on the Project Cheetah here today.

Chhatarpur, Aug 17:
A cheetah will be translocated from Africa to Palpurkuno and Nauradehi sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh, highly-placed forest department sources said.

The last cheetah in the country died in Sarguja district, presently in Chhattisgarh, in 1941.