In actress Tippi Hedren ("The Birds"), established the Shambala Preserve in California’s Mojave Desert, a wildlife sanctuary for lions and tigers. This lions name is Togar. He was brought to the sanctuary but had never been around any other lions.
At the San Diego Zoo they put dogs in with the cheetahs. Each cheetah has a dog friend of their own. The dogs' info was listed on the placard right next to the cheetahs'. The dogs were all rescued from animal shelters.