Two male coalition cheetahs identified as Elton and Freddie have been released in the free-ranging area in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park successfully on Wednesday. “Both are doing well and are healthy,” tweeted Kuno National Park.
On March 13, a male cheetah Oban and a female cheetah Asha hunted a chital (deer) at an open forest in Kuno National Park within 24 hours, officials had said.
Speaking to ANI, Sheopur DFO, Prakash Kumar Verma said that both the cheetahs have gone hunting within 24 hours, and both are blending into the environment of the forest. “There are enough animals in the forest for their hunting, the water system is also smooth. The male cheetah Oban was released in the open forest yesterday morning and the female cheetah Asha in the evening,” Divisional Forest Officer Prakash Kumar Verma had said. Similarly, other cheetahs will also be released from the enclosure one by one, officials informed.