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Unlikely pair make best of friends at Columbus Zoo

Published: Monday, September 12, 2016 @ 6:44 AM
Updated: Monday, September 12, 2016 @ 6:44 AM

The Columbus Zoo has taken cute to a new level.

A cheetah cub has a new friend a puppy named Cullen.

Emmet, the cheetah, is 10 weeks old and has been hand-raised as he fought pneumonia for the last few weeks, WJW reported.

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The cub is at the Columbus Zoo, visiting from Cumberland. When he got there, he made best friends with 7-week-old Cullen.

Zoo officials told WJW that Cullen helps Emmett relax.

They also have a new job, traveling with Jack Hanna as ambassadors for cheetahs.

Happy Friday! Meet 10-week-old cheetah cub, Emmett and his 7-week-old puppy buddy, Cullen! This adorable pairing will be...

Posted by Columbus Zoo and Aquarium on Friday, September 2, 2016