WATCH: Cheetah cub and dog romp in the snow at Metro Richmond Zoo

WATCH: Cheetah cub and dog romp in the snow at Metro Richmond Zoo

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The snowstorm gave a cheetah cub in Central Virginia a chance to play in some winter weather for the very first time.

The Metro Richmond Zoo posted video on Facebook of Kumbali the cub and her canine friend, Kago, playing in the snow on Saturday.

The cheetah cub and yellow lab mix have been friends since shortly after Kumabli was born last May.

Kumbali was the runt of his litter and was losing weight until staff began hand-raising him. Kago was abandoned and taken to a high-kill shelter in Alabama.  The Art of Paws rescued him and brought him to Virginia, where the zoo found him through a cooperating rescue organization, AWOL MUTTS

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