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Forget peanut butter and jelly.

Apparently nothing goes together as well as a dog and cheetah. Remember how these two chased each other around?

And now it’s time to meet Ruuxa, a 6-week-old cheetah, and her best friend Raina, a 7-week-old Rhodesian ridgeback.

The animals have bonded at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park ever since Ruuxa’s mom abandoned her cub shortly after birth.

Kendall Jenner Lounges With Her Dog

“They definitely like to play, and when they take naps together, they often will snuggle up together for that warmth and closeness,” says trainer Susie Ekard.


We know: Cuteness. Personified.

In other Unexpected Animal Friendship News:

  • This lion, tiger and bear are close pals.
  • The story of this goat and donkey will make your heart melt.
  • It’s less unexpected and more adorable, but consider the bond between the following dog and his young owner: