• 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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  • The Luxury Channel: The Race to Save the Cheetah

    We were delighted to have Jonathan and Angela Scott’s Book Launch featured on The Luxury Channel‘s website. “The fastest animals on earth are quickly going to become the fastest animals to disappear, unless we can act now to save them, says Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). Famous for their speed […]

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  • Jonathan and Angela Scott Book Launch Dinner

    CCF UK was honoured to host a dinner with CCF UK Patrons, Jonathan and Angela Scott, for the launch of the long awaited The Big Cat Man: An Autobiography. Held at the prestigious May Fair Hotel in London, on a wet November night, over 160 guests gathered from far and wide to hear wildlife celebrity […]

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  • ITV: Illegal cheetah trade threatens to ‘wipe out species completely’

    Just 7,000 cheetahs remain in the wild – and their numbers are dwindling due to an illegal trade that risks wiping out the species. The animals, which are the most endangered big cats in Africa, have become status symbols in the Gulf states, where they are illegally transported from their natural habitats. Investigators estimate that […]

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  • CCF Illegal Cheetah Pet Trade

    Cheetah Pet Trade in the Media

    As the COP 17 CITES meeting in Johannesburg has shone a spotlight on the illegal cheetah trade, more articles like this are surfacing: Motherboard: Instagram Cheetahs Are Now the Target of International Wildlife Officials The black market for trafficked animals isn’t so different from a pet store. Some creatures are coveted for their resplendent hides, […]

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  • CITES COP 17

    Cheetahs Get a New Chance for Survival (CoP17)

    Cheetahs get a new chance for survival as CITES CoP17 approves important decisions concerning their illegal trafficking   Johannesburg, South Africa (4 October 2016) – During Plenary Session today, seven important decisions to fight the illegal trade in cheetahs were adopted unanimously at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of the Convention of International […]

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  • Guardian: Cheetah smuggling driving wild population to extinction

    Rising demand for luxury pets in the Gulf states taking gruesome toll as two-thirds of snatched cubs are dying en route The rising trade in cheetahs for luxury pets in the Middle East is helping to drive critical populations of the wild cats to extinction, according to new research. The report also reveals the gruesome […]

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  • Illegal Cheetah Pets

    BBC: Cheetah is now ‘running for its very survival’

    Pitiful scenes of cheetah cubs lying emaciated and bewildered highlight one of the cruellest but least-publicised examples of illegal wildlife trafficking. Baby cheetahs are so prized as exotic pets that entire litters are seized from their mothers when they may only be four to six weeks old. Each tiny animal can fetch as much as […]

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  • CCF Team Walks for Wildlife!

    CCF UK Trustee Jane Galton just finished her 90th mile of Walking for Cheetahs as part of the walk for wildlife and has another 10 to go! And thanks to David for his 20 mile hike today and his fundraising efforts, amazing. But more importantly, a young man of 14 joined the walk today, called Max. He first […]

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