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Description

An interview with Andy, a young boy who helps to look after animals at an animal home. Andy talks about feeding a baby cheetah, first on milk, and then as it grows up on rabbits. Andy explains how the cheetah's coat will change as it loses its baby fur. He discusses with the presenter why the cheetah is groomed.
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First broadcast:
10 September 2007

Classroom Ideas

Can be used when learning about health and growth, especially when looking at teeth. Show the clip and then ask the children to come up with two sets of facts about human and feline teeth. What is different and what is the same? You could ask the children what kind of wild animal they would like to look after. Invite them to create a 'care manual' - what does the animal eat? how does the animal like to be groomed? how does the animal live in its natural habit?

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