• Two Trafficked Cheetahs handed to CCF

    Building partnerships is one of our priorities and strengths in our fight against illegal wildlife trade. Three days ago a partner NGO in Somaliland contacted us about two cheetah cubs and a young gerenuk held illegally. Working together with the Ministry of Environment and Rural Development, the three animals were confiscated yesterday and transported to […]

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  • Just 10 Days Old – Orphaned Cheetah Cub at CCF

    CCF was informed of a small cheetah cub that was orphaned in the Khomas region of Namibia. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) contacted us on Friday and CCF staff drove out to meet a farmer reporting that someone had dropped off a cub at her farm. The farmer was looking after the cub […]

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  • Cheetah Champion Meme Runs for Cheetahs

    Amelia (Meme) Zakiewicz, a vet who worked with CCF in Namibia, now working in London and a stalwart member of CCF UK’s voluntary team ran the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15 April to raise money for CCF UK. She completed the course with a fantastic time of 4 hours! She had been training throughout the […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Chris

    Most people have their adventures in youth – I am having mine in retirement! I have wanted to come to CCF ever since I heard Laurie Marker speak at the Royal Institution in London in 2014, having been told of the event by the late Rosa King of Hamerton Zoo near Huntingdon, England which I […]

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  • Young Ambassador, Jeremy Update

    I love to sell and find it really exciting to earn money. But I don’t need any toys or any more stuff. I know that the cheetah needs saving more than I need any toy. So I sell greetings cards to raise money for the cheetah and I sit down to make the cards every […]

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  • Cheetah Champion Sara

    Cheetah Champion Sara: A painting auction for the cheetahs

    My parents and I were recently looking at paintings, and it gave me an idea. I thought I might get an artist to create a cheetah painting to put up for auction – and all the money would of course go towards saving the cheetah.   An artist whom my parents knew did not think […]

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  • Deploying E-Shepherd Collars and Foxlights in Otjituuo Conservancy

    By Gabriela Fleury (Human Dimensions Research Manager at Cheetah Conservation Fund) The Cheetah Conservation Fund’s Human Dimensions Research team, consisting of a conservation biologist, a veterinarian and CCF’s smallstock manager, travelled to Otjituuo Conservancy in the Eastern Communal Conservancies of Namibia on the 22nd January to deploy an innovative new predator deterrent. E-Shepherd collars, made […]

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  • Somaliland Cubs Rescue: Update

    CCF’s Executive Director Dr. Laurie Marker and CCF’s Assistant Director for Strategic Communications and Illegal Wildlife Trade, Patricia Tricorache are in Somaliland visiting Dhoobi and Veepi, the two cubs rescued last July. They also visited Dean of the Veterinary School at Hargeisa University to find ways in which we can collaborate to provide veterinary care […]

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  • CCF UK Newsletter: Spring 2018

    *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* CCF UK: helping to save the most threatened big cat in Africa It’s World Wildlife Day on Saturday 3 March and the focus for this year is Big Cats, a theme that is very close to our hearts, and at CCF UK we are delighted our very special spotted cats are getting so much attention! From cheetah to […]

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    Natural World Heroes: Laurie Marker

    Since 1974, Dr. Laurie Marker has been a tireless campaigner for the welfare of Acinonyx jubatus, the cheetah. In helming the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) for almost three decades, Dr. Marker has helped to identify the key dangers facing the species, and what can be done to combat them. From beginning her zoological career in an Oregon safari park […]

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