Peanut dislocated her hip when she was 4 months old, and had to go in for hip surgery.
She shares her space with Gandalf, and they have a very special bond – it is very rare to see a male and female cheetah together like this.
COMMON NAME: Cheetah
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acinonyx jubatus
GROUP NAME: Coalition
AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: Up to 12 years
SIZE: 70-90 cm (28-36 in) high at shoulder
WEIGHT: 35-65 kg (77-144 lbs)