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Source: The post is based on the article “Cheetah Sasha dies due to kidney ailment in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park” published in The Hindu on 28th March 2023.
What is the News?
Sasha, one of the eight Namibian cheetahs translocated to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh has died due to kidney infection.
What is Sasha?
Sasha is a female cheetah. It was one of the eight cheetahs brought to India from Namibia in 2022.
It was brought to India as part of the Cheetah reintroduction project.
It was released into Kuno National Park by the Prime Minister in September 2022.
However, later it was diagnosed with a kidney infection and has now died.
All other cheetahs have been doing well and hunting prey.