The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has euthanized its geriatric male cheetah, Rafiki. Suffering from kidney disease, arthritis and other age-related ailments, Rafiki was put down Wednesday.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has euthanized an 8-year-old male cheetah.
The 3-month-old cheetah cubs at the National Zoo have been named for the fastest Americans in the Olympics.
Two cheetah cubs that had a rocky entrance into the world are set to make their public debut at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Two cheetah cubs have been transported to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo to be raised by hand after a risky birth three weeks ago at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in northern Virginia.