Two large litters were born within a week last month at The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Forty-six have been born at SCBI since the facility started breeding cheetahs in 2010.
Draco, a cheetah at the National Zoo, had lost interest in food and had a constricted, ulcerated area in his gastrointestinal tract.
A wandering deer evidently found its way in among the cheetahs at the National Zoo on Friday morning and was killed by two of the cats.
The National Zoo is mourning the loss of its female cheetah, Tumai, who died this week.
The National Zoo\’s two cheetah cubs received a clean bill of health from zoo veterinarians.
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