New Delhi: There are different types of leopards like leopard, jaguar, puma, cheetah (swinging tiger). Chivingipuli was first seen in the Chhattisgarh forest of India in 1950. Since then Chivingipuli has not been found in any part of India for the last 70 years.
Following this, 8 chivingi tigers were brought to India from Namibia in Africa last year in September. It includes 5 female and 3 male chives.
On September 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 8 Chivingi Tigers in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno-Balpur National Park. At present they live within certain limits. Arrangements are being made to release chivingi tigers in dense forest soon.
In this context, the central government has taken steps to bring 12 new Chivingi tigers from South Africa to India. An agreement was recently signed between India and South Africa in this regard.
In this regard, the central government has said in a statement:
It is planned to bring 12 Chivingi tigers to India annually from South Africa. The scheme will be implemented for 10 consecutive years.
In the first phase, 12 Chivingi tigers will be brought to India from South Africa in February.
This is stated in the report.
In a statement issued by the South African Forestry Department, “The government is making serious efforts to increase the breeding of chivingi tigers again in India. “Accepting the request of the Indian government, we are going to send Chivingi tigers from South Africa,” it said.
9 litters in lifetime
Indian Forest Department officials say, “A female chivingi tiger can give birth to up to 9 cubs in her lifetime. A cub grows into a full-grown tiger in 20 months to 24 months. They breed throughout the year. The number of chives in India will increase in the next few years,” they said.