Check the latest school closures and delays

CUTE! Baby cheetah, rejected by mother, gets puppy for companion (VIDEO)

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
cheetah-cub-meets-puppy-companion

The cheetah cub and puppy are being introduced by animal care staff at the Safari Park. (San Diego Zoo)

SAN DIEGO — A 6-week-old cheetah cub at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park was introduced to his lifelong companion — a 7-week-old puppy.

The young cheetah, Ruuxa, was chosen to be raised as an animal ambassador after he was rejected by his mother and had to be hand-raised by zoo keepers.

This video shows the cheetah cub and puppy, a Rhodesian ridgeback named Raina.

The puppy will be raised with the cheetah and serve as his lifelong companion.

WATCH

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s