'Why I adopted a cheetah'
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Teen conservationist: 'Why I adopted a cheetah'

Kenyan teen Some adopted Diji the cheetah when she was 17 and now plans on pursuing a career in conservation.

Now 18, she cares for Diji at the Animal Orphanage, at Kenya Wildlife Centre in Nairobi, after his mother was killed by poachers when he was two-years-old.

She sees this as a way of giving back to the environment, and thinks everyone should be a conservationist.

A BBC Africa One Minute Story produced by BBC What's New?

  • 12 Apr 2019
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