One more African cheetah, Tejas, dies in MP’s Kuno National Park

BHOPAL: A South African




died inside Kuno National Park in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.
State chief wildlife warden J S Chouhan confirmed the incident and said exact cause of death can be known after autopsy on Wednesday. At around 11:00 am, injury marks were seen on the upper part of the neck of male

cheetah Tejas

(Boma number 6) by the monitoring team.
This was informed by the monitoring team to the wildlife doctors present at the


headquarters. They went to the spot and inspected Tejas and prima facie found the wounds serious.
After obtaining permission to dart Tejas , the team of doctors left for the spot with preparations.

However Tejas was found dead at the spot around 2 pm. The injuries sustained by Cheetah Tejas are being probed.
Seven cheetahs including three cubs have died so far.

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