• Cheetah Boom: 19 Cheetah Cubs Born in 2022

    5 monthes ago - By Metro Richmond Zoo

    The Metro Richmond Zoo is proud to report a successful year for cheetah conservation. In 2022, 19 cheetah cubs from 6 different litters have been born at the zoo so far. This is the greatest number of cubs born in a single year in the zoo's history.
    The 19 cubs were born in March, June, July, and August to cheetah moms Khari, Naya, Vaila, Rey, Zola, and Wiay after a gestation period of about 93 days. These cheetahs were recommended for breeding by the Zoological Association of America's animal management plan.
    The cubs were born at the zoo's Cheetah Conservation Center, a private...
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