Richmond zoo cheetah cubs to get TV checkups

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The latest batch of cheetahs at the Richmond Zoo is getting a televised checkup.

A veterinarian on Monday will weigh and vaccinate five cubs born last month.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( reports small spots also will be shaved on the cubs' legs so their keepers can tell them apart.

The exam will be performed in front of a camera mounted in the cheetahs' wooden shelter. It can be viewed at


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