• The National: Dubai Safari Park to include sanctuary for rescued exotic animals

    Fourteen exotic animals and distinctive birds are among dozen of creatures confiscated in raids from properties in Abu Dhabi. Courtesy Environment and Protected Areas Authority A sanctuary for exotic animals rescued from illegal private collections or handed in during an amnesty will form an important part of the new Dubai Safari Park. More than 1,000 […]

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  • The Conversation: Cheetahs often don’t thrive in captivity

    The cheetah population almost halved since 1975 with only an estimated 7,100 left in the wild today. Shutterstock Cheetahs have been tamed, used for hunting and kept in zoos in countries across Asia, Europe and Africa for centuries. However, they have never really thrived under captive conditions. Between 1829-1952 there were 139 wild-caught cheetahs displayed […]

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  • Sara’s Blog – Why do people not know about the cheetah!?

    Yesterday I went to buy a new cover for my cellphone, of course it had to be a cheetah-cover!!!!! But I could only find leopard covers – lots of leopard photos and prints, but not one with cheetahs!!! Why is it like this?? I see lots of clothes, shoes and accessories with leopard prints, but […]

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  • 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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