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A cheetah and puppy become best friends

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SAN DIEGO - It’s proof that cats and dogs can get along after all.

A cheetah cub and puppy have become besties at the San Diego zoo safari park.

The 6-week-old cheetah was selected to serve as a safari park ambassador after he was rejected by his mother and had to be hand raised by zoo keepers.

To prepare for the job, the staff gave him a buddy: a 7-week-old Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy.

Zookeepers say dogs are therapeutic to cheetahs.

The puppy will be raised with the cheetah and serve as his lifelong companion.

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