Inspired by release of Cheetahs into MP's Kuno National Park, Hyd boy adopts Cheetah on his birthday

Chinmay Siddharth Shah, a 9th Grade Student of Pebble Creek Life School adopted a Cheetah at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on his 14th birthday on 18 September.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  18 Sep 2022 12:35 PM GMT
Inspired by release of Cheetahs into MPs Kuno National Park, Hyd boy adopts Cheetah on his birthday

Hyderabad: Inspired by the release of the eight Cheetahs into the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a 9th class student in Hyderabad adopts a Cheetah on his birthday. Chinmay Siddharth Shah, a 9th Grade Student of Pebble Creek Life School adopted a Cheetah at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad on his 14th birthday on 18 September.

On Sunday, Chinmay Shah along with his father Siddharth Kanthilal Shah, grandfather Kanthilal Shah visited Nehru Zoological Park and handed over a cheque of Rs. 37,500 to S. Rajashekar, Curator of the park towards adoption of a Cheetah named Abdullah for a period of six months.



Inspired by the arrival and release of eight Cheetahs from Namibia on Saturday, Chinmay wanted to adopt a Cheetah at the zoo in Hyderabad. His younger sister Havisha Naveen Jain is also joining him in the adoption of Cheetah.

Chinmay has always had a passion for wildlife and conservation. During the 1st lockdown due to Covid-19 in 2020, Chinmay was the first one to adopt a tiger at Nehru Zoological Park on his 12th Birthday.

On 17 September, on the occasion of PM Modi's 72nd birthday, Modi released eight cheetahs into the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. The cheetahs have been brought from Namibia. The introduction of cheetahs, done under the Project Cheetah is aimed at reviving the extinct carnivore in India. The cheetahs are believed to have gone extinct in India in 1952.

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