SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Zoo’s new cheetah brothers are set to go on exhibit starting Friday.
The zoo says Rowdy and Zig Zag actually arrived from the Wildlife Safari cheetah breeding program in Oregon back on April 11, but have been settling into their new surroundings off exhibit.READ MORE: Wild Rescue: Wildlife Biologist Finds, Brings Injured Bald Eagle To Hughson Wildlife Center For Treatment
Earlier this week, the pair were allowed into their new exhibit without public access so they could continue to settle in.READ MORE: Folsom Restaurateur Develops Rentable Kitchen Concept For Start-Ups Looking For Space
The exhibit was previously the zoo’s Australia habitat. It has since gone through some upgrades in anticipation of the cheetahs, including adding grass, heating elements under some shade, and a glass panel so people can get a closer look at the big cats.MORE NEWS: Gov. Newsom Proposes Budget That Would Send $600 Stimulus Checks To Two-Thirds Of Californians
Advance tickets are still required to get into the Sacramento Zoo due to the pandemic.