Cheetah cubs settling in at the Cincinnati Zoo

Posted at 7:26 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-28 07:00:17-04

CINCINNATI -- Three cheetah cubs are settling into their new home at the Cincinnati Zoo.

The cubs were taken out of the zoo's nursery a little over a week ago and placed in the Cat Ambassador program.

Linda Castaneda, the leader of the program, said the cubs are still feeling things out.

"The sights and sounds at night are different. [The cubs are] learning to shift from one enclosure to another. Sometimes they're in two enclosures together and don't realize they're connected and one chirps for the other," Castaneda said.

One of the cheetah cubs, Donni, visited WCPO with some of his keepers and his dog pal last month: