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Little Girl and Cheetah Share Adorable Encounter Through Glass Partition at Virginia Zoo

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A special encounter between a little girl and a cheetah was caught on camera at Roer’s Zoofari in Reston, Virginia, with the pair seen bonding through a glass partition.

The child’s mother, Ashley McHale, said she captured the adorable interaction on April 12.

McHale told Storyful that this was her 19-month-old’s first visit to a zoo, and guessed that the “chatty” toddler was probably “trying to tell” the cheetah something. Credit: Ashley McHale via Storyful

Video transcript

- [LAUGHING]

- Jude, look.

[BABY TALK]

- Ooh, he's scary.

- [SCREAMS]

[BABY TALK]

- Jude, look at him staring her down.

- Oh, there's a bee in there.

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