Cheetah has returned to Indian soil after 70 years.
To keep an eye on cheetahs, satellite caller ID has been installed around their neck.
The location of cheetahs can be traced with the help of ID.
New Delhi. On his 72nd birthday, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi released 8 cheetahs brought to India from Namibia under Project Cheetah in the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. These cheetahs were brought from Namibia to Gwalior airbase by special cargo plane. After this, Chinook was taken by helicopter to Kuno National Park. These 8 cheetahs have 5 males and 3 females. All these 8 cheetahs will be monitored for 1 month and if everything goes well, they will be released in the main forest. The special thing is that cheetahs have become extinct from our country decades ago. Cheetah has returned to Indian soil after 70 years. At the same time, to keep an eye on these cheetahs, satellite caller ID has been installed around their neck. With its help, the location of cheetahs can be detected. Let us know what is technology and how it works.
In fact, to monitor the condition of many other animals including tigers, lions and cheetahs in the forest, satellite collar ID is worn around their necks. With this, the officials of the Forest Department keep getting information about the location and every activities of these animals. This is the reason that to keep an eye on 8 cheetahs brought to India from Namibia, satellite collars have been installed around their necks. Also, with the help of satellite caller ID around the neck, it will be easy to record the health of these cheetahs.
ID has GPS
Let us tell you that the satellite caller ID worn by cheetahs has a GPS chip, just like smartphones or other mobile devices. With the help of this chip, changes in the position and location of animals are detected. The special thing is that satellites can easily detect the electronic signals transmitted from these GPS tags.
ID can send treatment or help to the animal
According to the information, with the help of caller ID, information about changes in the health and temperament of animals is also available. It is said that caller ID is more effective when an animal is not to be caught again after leaving it in the wild. Just have to monitor it. On the basis of health related data, if needed, with the help of ID, treatment or help can be sent to the animal.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 18, 2022, 10:55 IST