India now has eight cheetahs, but how many can you name?

Bhopal: Seven decades after its local extinction, India reintroduced eight cheetahs to its wilds on Saturday.

Brought from Namibia to Africa, the eight cheetahs now roaming Indian soil are believed to include five females and three males.

Here is some additional information about the beasts that might interest you.

A four-year-old female cheetah in the group was named “Aasha” on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday, according to a News 18 report. name was suggested by the Prime Minister himself, according to the report.

However, 5-year-old Sasha is the eldest of them all. Sasha arrived with her longtime friend Savannah from the North West region of Namibia.

Siyaya, 2, and Tbilisi, 2 and a half, are the other two females in the group. Siyaya is from southeastern Namibia and had been in the care of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) since September 2020. Tbilisi is believed to have been born in the southeastern town of Omaruru in Namibia in April.

Among the male cats is Oban, 4.5, who was born at Erindi Private Game Reserve in March 2018, according to the report.

Siblings Freddir and Elton are the other two “boys” in the group. They had been kept in a private CCF reserve since July 2021.

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