8 Cheetahs from Namibia arrive in Gwalior on Prime Minister Modi's birthday, two years after Supreme Court order

The NTCA had informed the Supreme Court that the proposal is to introduce the African cheetah on an experimental basis in a carefully chosen habitat.
Narendra Modi and cheetah
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Eight cheetahs from Namibia arrived in Gwalior on Saturday, marking the beginning of the translocation of cheetahs into India from Namibia which was allowed by the Supreme Court more than two years ago.

The arrival also happens to coincide with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday.

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