In the Kuno National Park of Madhya Pradesh, a second cheetah that had been imported from South Africa perished. The male cheetah, named Uday, died during treatment, according to JS Chauhan, the chief conservator of forests of Madhya Pradesh, who confirmed the death.
“Another cheetah, Uday, who was imported from South Africa and was found to be ill at Kuno National Park, passed away while receiving treatment. The cause of death has not yet been determined, according to JS Chauhan.
The forest team noted the Cheetah appeared unwell on Sunday morning. The animal was then tranquillized and brought to the hospital. At around 4 o’clock, the cheetah passed away during treatment.
Tomorrow, a veterinary team will perform the postmortem. Both video and photos will be taken throughout the postmortem.
Uday and 11 other cheetahs were transported to Kuno from South Africa on February 18 of this year.
In the Kuno National Park, a cheetah has died twice. Twenty cheetahs were transported from South Africa and Namibia. One of the eight cheetahs from Namibia who were introduced to the Kuno National Park last year, Sasha, passed away in March. The number has decreased to 18 as a result of the second cheetah death on Sunday.