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Cheetahs Get the Run of Tropicana Field | Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

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Published on Mar 5, 2012

With Tropicana Field closed to outside visitors and the turf marked for the St. Petersburg Bowl football game, the cheetahs of Busch Gardens were encouraged to run the length of the field, chasing a lure system identical to the one in their Cheetah Run habitat.

"Even though we have this awesome habitat at Busch Gardens, a 100-yard football field will give us the opportunity to showcase what that speed looks like on a field that people can relate to ," said Tim Smith, a Busch Gardens assistant curator who works with the cheetahs daily.

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