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Septuplet Cheetah Cubs Born

4 monthes ago   |   By Metro Richmond Zoo

The Metro Richmond Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of 7 cheetah cubs! Vaila, a second time mother, gave birth to septuplets on November 30, 2018!
This is a very special birth to us because not only is it a big boost for Cheetah conservation by increasing the captive population, but also a cheetah having 7 cubs at once only happens 1% of the time! In addition, the sire is Kalu, a first time dad who was born and raised here at the Metro Richmond Zoo.
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All 7 cubs have had several checkups and their first set of shots. They are in great health and growing fast!! Vaila and cubs are...
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