• 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: 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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  • Stylist: A day in the life of a cheetah conservationist

    Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Namibia, walks us through her day 7am: After a cup of coconut coffee, I start each day by going out on a ride with my favourite horse, Shandy. These morning rides are not only for exercise or pleasure, but to check the fences on CCF farmland and […]

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  • Young Ambassadors: Felecia and Oliver

    Introducing Felecia Roles and Oliver Lemm, both aged 8 Felecia and Oliver are our newest Young Ambassadors. Felecia is originally from New Zealand, and Oliver is originally from Holland – both now live in Mozambique and are passionate about cheetahs. So passionate, that they held a school fundraiser to raise money for CCF. Below, Felecia […]

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  • Cheetah Champion Sara: My Birthday

    My birthday is coming up very soon!!! I will turn 12 years old on the 23rd March. Last year I did a birthday fundraiser to raise money for cheetahs and got 100€. This year I will do something similar, and I hope to raise even more! I have set up a competition where every person who […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Ignatius

    My name is Ignatius Davids and I work at Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) Namibia in the Education Department as an Environmental Educator and Tour guide. I grew up in Otjiwarongo, where CCF is situated, so as a youth we where always involved in and aware of the conservation education outreach projects that CCF ran in […]

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