The Cheetahs are Back | Nothing But The Truth Ep 21

Seventy years after it was hunted to extinction, the big cat returned to India's wild. What will it take to make it survive? Raj Chengappa explains. Tune in!

In this episode of Nothing But The Truth, we discuss the return of cheetahs on the Indian soil.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the re-introduction of Cheetahs into the Indian wildlife on September 17, which is also his birthday, in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park. It is the world’s first intercontinental translocation of a big carnivore in the wild.

A project at once ambitious and modest, carefully designed yet risk-prone, the cheetah steps will be monitored with avid interest by wildlife experts not just in India but worldwide. So, what are the pros and cons of such a magnificent experiment? And why was Kuno chosen?

India Today Group Editorial Director (Publishing) Raj Chengappa explains in this episode of Nothing But The Truth.

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Produced by Anna Priyadarshini

Sound mix by Kapil Dev Singh

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