• Fox 13: Cynthia Smoot visits cheetah habitat in Namibia

    By: Cynthia Smoot, FOX 13 News NAMIBIA, Africa (FOX 13) – Just recently, biologists the world over warned that the planet is experiencing its sixth mass extinction; we’re losing plants and animals at an alarming rate. I was in the country of Namibia when I heard that news. Namibia is on the west coast of […]

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  • Double Your Donation to Save the Cheetah During CCF’s Matching Campaign

    Photo by Suzi Eszterhas During Chewbaaka’s Wild Cheetah Challenge, our matching campaign when your donations will be doubled up to $225,000, CCF needs your help to save the save the cheetah in the wild. Donate to help us protect the cheetahs living in the wild by reducing the two main factors that negatively impact their survival. […]

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  • CCF’s Livestock Guarding Dog Programme collab with Ruaha Carnivore Project

    This video shows how CCF’s model farm uses guard dogs to reduce livestock attacks and subsequent cheetah deaths. This is now being rolled out to countries outside of Namibia such as Tanzania through the Ruaha Carnivore Project.

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  • Cheetah Champion: Meme

    Hi All, my name is Amelia (Meme) Zakiewicz. I worked as the resident vet at CCF Namibia in 2012/13. It was the most amazing experience and I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to contribute to such a dynamic and diverse conservation project. The Cheetah population has been in rapid decline in the last […]

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  • My Cheetah, by Sara

    In 2015, Ree Park Safari (Denmark) announced a litter of three cute cheetah cubs, and I was invited to join them (on day 5) to make a visit with the vet to see if the cubs were OK. I got to weigh all three cubs and they were all fine and I could feel they […]

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  • Middle East Eye: Meet the Kuwaitis who live with their pet cheetahs – This has to stop!

    Shahad Al Jaber, 32, gives a kiss to a cheetah in Kuwait, on January 30, 2017. For about four years, she owns in her appartment a male cheetah (Mark) and a female cheetah (Shahod). Al Jaber shares her daily life with her cheetahs, that she consider as her pets. “I love them more than anything, […]

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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Last Cub Moved to Safety

    This morning, with the approval and valuable support of the Somaliland authorities, our last remaining cub was delivered to the safety of a sanctuary. While the cub continues to appear to be in good health, we are pleased to know that from now on he is in a place where he can get all the […]

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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Tragedy and Hope

    Despite the best efforts of our Somaliland caregivers, two more cubs have succumbed to what we suspect is a virus or contagious disease. Unfortunately, there are no veterinarians or testing facilities in Somaliland versed in cheetah diseases to help us identify the source. The remaining cub, the biggest and strongest at about 7 kg, shows […]

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  • Fighting the Illegal Trade: Cheetah Cub Confiscation in Somaliland

    Somaliland lies in north western Africa, an autonomous region of Somalia fighting for international recognition as an independent nation. Somaliland, next to Ethiopia and Djibouti, is in The Horn of Africa and very close to the Arabian Peninsula. Based on information provided by contacts in the region, CCF estimates 300 cheetah cubs are being smuggled […]

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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: And then there were three

    We are sorry to inform you that one of our rescued cubs passed away last night. She had started to show issues such as loose stool and lethargy two days ago. The team in Somaliland immediately began making sure that she was hydrated and applied antibiotics to fight any potential infection. She showed great improvement […]

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