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Winston cheetahs moving to Portland

Scooter and Ricelli, both male cheetahs, will be part of Oregon Zoo's new “Predators of the Serengeti” exhibit, which opens September 12.
/ Source: KMTR-TV

Portland (KMTR) - Two cheetahs from Wildlife Safari in Winston can now call the Oregon Zoo their home. Scooter and Ricelli, both male cheetahs, will be part of the new “Predators of the Serengeti” exhibit, which opens September 12. Cheetahs are the world's fastest land animals, able to reach speeds up to 70 miles per hour. The two cheetahs will have 2 ½ acres to roam at the zoo in Portland . Over the weekend, he Oregon Zoo celebrated the first birthday of Samudra, its newest baby elephant. The zoo is planning to build two entirely new elephant habitats, which will be finished in about four to six years.

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