USAIN BOLT ADOPTS A CHEETAH IN KENYA
Usain Bolt, the worlds’ fastest man, met the world’s fastest animal on four legs, the cheetah, at the Nairobi National Park
The Jamaican sprinter was on a four day safari in Kenya helping to launch a conservation campaign by the Zeitz Foundation.
The double world and Olympic champion adopted a cheetah cub rightly naming it ‘Lightning Bolt’.
Usain Bolt had initially toured the Nairobi Animal Orphanage
where he came face to face with full grown cheetahs.
Colin Jackson, a former 110m hurdle world record holder adopted an Eland at the same function hosted by the Kenya Wildlife Service .
When asked if he was afraid of cheetahs, Bolt said: "Yes, I was, but not anymore."