Puppy and cheetah cub friendship: Unlikely couple bonding at San Diego Zoo Safari Park (VIDEO).

Rejected Cheetah Cub and Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy Become Best Friends, Are Adorable 

Rejected Cheetah Cub and Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy Become Best Friends, Are Adorable 

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June 16 2014 6:10 PM

The Most Adorable Friendship in the Animal Kingdom 

Zookeepers say they'll be lifelong friends. 

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When a cheetah cub was rejected by his mother, zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park paired him with a young Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy, hoping that he would provide companionship for the orphaned big cat. The two animals are now best friends and spend 24-hours a day together.