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curmudgeonlaine:

thebigcatblog:

Busch Gardens’ Cheetah cub has a new companion! Since the young Cheetah cub is being  hand-raised by keepers, staff decided to pair him with a Labrador puppy  as a playpal to help the animal socialize. Both animals are quite  playful and naturally curious about the other. They have been getting  along wonderfully. While this is Busch Gardens’ first puppy / cheetah  pairing, the move is not uncommon at zoos. “Male cheetahs are social and  often live together in coalitions,” explained animal curator Tim Smith.  “This social bond will be a very similar relationship, and they will be  together for life.”
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Photo credits: Matt Marriott / Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

I don’t know how to express the face I made at this.

I gasped.

curmudgeonlaine:

thebigcatblog:

Busch Gardens’ Cheetah cub has a new companion! Since the young Cheetah cub is being hand-raised by keepers, staff decided to pair him with a Labrador puppy as a playpal to help the animal socialize. Both animals are quite playful and naturally curious about the other. They have been getting along wonderfully. While this is Busch Gardens’ first puppy / cheetah pairing, the move is not uncommon at zoos. “Male cheetahs are social and often live together in coalitions,” explained animal curator Tim Smith. “This social bond will be a very similar relationship, and they will be together for life.”

Read more.

Photo credits: Matt Marriott / Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

I don’t know how to express the face I made at this.

I gasped.

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