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The Cheetah at Twilight

What do you do with the world’s fastest mammal when it is too old to run? Or with an ancient fox that walks in circles? If you are a zoo veterinarian, you have some difficult decisions to make. Read full story

This story ran in Tufts Magazine Winter ’09. It later received a bronze Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in its 2010 judging of The Best Articles of the Year: Higher Education. Comment from judges: “A finely crafted story on an important topic that receives little attention in other media.”

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