• Meet 10 Year Old Cheetah Champion Sara

    Since kindergarten Sara wondered about the Cheetahs, why are they not known any better, when they are record-breaking animals? And endangered too! There had to be more information out there. Disappointed about the level of information in kindergarten level literature, she started zipping through the books for grown-ups, asking her parents a lot of questions […]

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  • Huff Post: UN International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

    Dr. Laurie Marker‘s latest article in the Huffington Post Namibia is the country I have called home for the past 26 years. It is a beautiful place, with vast, scenic landscapes largely undeveloped that serve as habitats for an abundance of wild flora and charismatic megafauna. It is the destination Chelsea Clinton and her husband, […]

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  • 2017 New Year’s Resolutions

    CCF’s New Year’s Resolutions. Make one of your 2017 resolutions to follow the cheetahs. Read our blog and news on this site often, like and share our pages, and keep up with the latest news by signing up for our email updates. *For more about CCF’s Wildlife Friendly products visit: http://wildlifefriendly.org/specie/cheetah/

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  • Huff Post: Rich People In The UAE Can’t Own Cheetahs Anymore

    The Gulf state just outlawed ownership of wild animals as pets. Nick Visser The United Arab Emirates has outlawed the ownership of wild animals as pets ― ending a favored pastime of some wealthy Emirati, who are fond of posting snapshots of their lions, tigers and cheetahs online. The new law that was signed last month […]

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  • CCF and Other Experts Ask for Reclassification of Cheetah from Vulnerable to Endangered Status in New Report

    OTJIWARONGO, NAMIBIA (27 Dec 2016) – The wild cheetah population is declining at an alarming rate, prompting conservationists to call upon the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to upgrade its classification of the world’s fastest mammal from vulnerable to the more serious category of endangered. “We are sounding a loud warning cry, […]

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  • The East African: Pet cheetah trade threatens entire population

    A phone call from a US Marine in November 2005 set Patricia Tricorache, assistant director for strategic communications of the Namibia-based Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), on the path to fighting the illegal wildlife trade. “He was calling from Ethiopia about two cheetah cubs that were tied with ropes outside a restaurant in Gode, a remote […]

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  • Major News Networks: Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes

    Many major news networks covered this story including the BBC, Sky, Guardian, Independent, The Times, The Telegraph, The Mail, The Sun, CNN and Huffington Post. Synopses and links are below. BBC: Cheetahs heading towards extinction as population crashes by Matt McGrath The sleek, speedy cheetah is rapidly heading towards extinction according to a new study […]

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  • Your Donations Doubled in 2016

      #GivingTuesday Give to the Cheetahs. Cheetahs are listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of threatened species; since 1900, the wild cheetah population has decreased by almost 85%. They need your help NOW. Make your #GivingTuesday commitment be to save the cheetah and donate to Cheetah Conservation Fund today. CCF’s conservation programs work; […]

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  • The Luxury Channel: A Chance For Cheetahs

    We were delighted to have Dr. Laurie Marker interviewed on the Luxury Channel. Luxury Chanel: How endangered are cheetahs in the wild? Dr. Laurie Marker: It is not widely known, but the cheetah is Africa’s most endangered big cat. Since 1900, numbers have fallen by a dramatic 90% and there are now sadly fewer than […]

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