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Born Free USA Global Field Projects

Another Cheetah Cub Rescued!

Published 08/20/12

The cheetah frolics upon arrival.
(Photograph by Born Free Ethiopia)

Wednesday, Aug. 15: We are keeping our fingers crossed.

A small group of orphaned cheetah cubs, who were originally stolen from the wild, were confiscated recently in Berbera in northwest Somaliland. Two cubs subsequently died.

The surviving cub — a female — is now on her way to Ensessakotteh - a Wildlife Rescue, Conservation, and Education Centre in Ethiopia.

Thursday, Aug. 16: She arrived! Watch a short video of her discovering her new digs, and also check her out in our photo gallery.

Read updates about our Ethiopian Wildlife Center project.

See the Ethiopian Wildlife Center project's photo gallery.

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