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.
TODAY IN SLATE
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.
The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly
A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.