In this Nov. 29, 2012 photo, Makena, a 7-year-old female cheetah, maneuvers 

In this Nov. 29, 2012 photo, Makena, a 7-year-old female cheetah, maneuvers through a tree keeping a close watch on a stranger in the cheetah breeding facility at Safari Park, in Escondido, Calif. Cheetahs live 12 to 15 years in captivity. Males weigh 120 to 150 pounds and females 100 to 120 pounds. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
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In this Nov. 29, 2012 photo, Makena, a 7-year-old female cheetah, maneuvers through a tree keeping a close watch on a stranger in the cheetah breeding facility at Safari Park, in Escondido, Calif. Cheetahs live 12 to 15 years in captivity. Males weigh 120 to 150 pounds and females 100 to 120 pounds. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
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