New Zealand teenager ‘attacked’ by this ‘wild cheetah’

One of the two cheetah brothers is reported to have attacked a New Zealand teenager - PHOTO: Chantelle Loots

A MINOR incident in which a cheetah scratched an New Zealand teenager has received full blown international media coverage.

The teenager was reportedly ‘attacked’ by this ‘wild cheetah’ at a Emdoneni Lodge and Cheetah Project in Hluhluwe.

Meanwhile Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Spokesperson, Musa Mntambo noted that the incident is being investigated.

‘Our regional office is investigating the facility to determine if it has all necessary permits to do the activities that it is currently conducting.

‘We trust that the investigation will take two weeks or so,’ he said.

Read the full report in ZO’s Monday edition out tomorrow.

Tamlyn Jolly

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