This is one amazing story worthy of a children’s book written about it. This is the story of unlikely friendship between Kumbali (cheetah) and Kago (lab mix), that came together under extraordinary circumstances.

Kumbali is a Cheetah cub born at the Metro Richmond Zoo to Khari and Hatari.

How a Cheetah Cub and Puppy Became Best of Friends

Metro Richmond Zoo

When he was two weeks old, The veterinarians at the zoo realized that Kumbali was becoming weak and losing weight as the mama cheetah wasn’t producing enough milk for all the cubs

How a Cheetah Cub and Puppy Became Best of Friends

 

Metro Richmond Zoo

So caretakers decided to separate him and he was bottle fed and had raised

How a Cheetah Cub and Puppy Became Best of Friends

Metro Richmond Zoo

But Cheetahs are Social animals and they need companions to grow up, so rescued Lab Mix Puppy Kago was introduced as his friend

How a Cheetah Cub and Puppy Became Best of Friends

Metro Richmond Zoo

Since then they have become inseparable and best of friends

How a Cheetah Cub and Puppy Became Best of Friends

Metro Richmond Zoo

Watch their Friendship in this amazing video below:

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