(Decatur, IL) — One of the two cheetahs that had fascinated patrons of Decatur’s Scovill Zoo for more than ten years is dead. The “Herald & Review” reports 13-year-old Runako was suffering from kidney failure and had to be euthanized Monday. The loss means that Runako’s brother Jafari will live out his days alone, since zoo officials say it’s not advisable to try to introduce another cheetah into the territory where the two siblings had lived since 2003.
David Stewart/css IL) IA) KS) WI) NE)
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