Video: Cheetah Cub and a Puppy Are Best Friends

Zookeepers have been using dogs as companion animals for cheetahs for more than thirty years (see here ), and this great video from the Metro Richmond Zoo in Virginia explains why this arrangement works so well for the cheetahs. Basically, the dog acts as a therapy animal for the jittery, fearful cheetah. The dog, of course, gets a high-energy, devoted pal!

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Kumbali and Kago are constant companions and playmates.
Photo via Metro Richmond Zoo

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