• Constance Cheetah Champion

    Young Ambassador: Constance

    Constance during her bake sale We’d like to say a huge thank you to another brilliant Young Ambassador, Constance, who recently made a donation to CCF UK. Constance read an article in The Week Junior about the plight of the cheetah and how they may become extinct if we don’t act now. The cheetah being Constance’s favourite […]

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  • Illegal Pet Trade

    Another Victim of the Illegal Wildlife Trade

    The Cheetah Conservation Fund confiscated this little cub on New Year’s eve in Somaliland. Its health, due to the inadequate conditions in which he was kept prior to his rescue, was declining Cheetah cubs are notoriously delicate, and this one, unfortunately, appeared to have been subjected to treatment that had caused internal injuries. Our associates […]

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  • Big Cats back on the BBC

    Starts Thursday 11 January, 8.00pm-9.00pm, BBC ONE The planet’s top predators, cats enthral us like no other animals. Yet even in among this remarkable animal family some members stand out. Meet the world’s ultimate cats. In Ruaha, Tanzania lions form huge ‘super prides’ in order to hunt giants. Among cats, lions are unusual as they […]

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  • New Guard Dog Litter for Namibian Farmers

    Susie had her first litter on 15 November! The pups are growing fast and will go out to their farms at the end of January to help protect Namibian farmers livestock from predators. Read more about our Guard Dog Programme.

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  • National Geographic: Scientists Fight to List Cheetahs as Endangered

    Three grown-up cheetahs enjoy one of the few open grassland area in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. East Africa has a large population of the big cats, behind southern Africa. PHOTOGRAPH BY STÉPHANIE PÉRIQUET In one of the most thorough studies of its kind, 17 conservationists offer definitive proof that the big cats are dangerously close to […]

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  • Update from our dedicated Young Ambassador, Sara

    Last week our hardworking Young Ambassador Sara, who lives in Denmark, donated her spare time to raise another $200 for CCF! This is how she did it… ‘Last week I sent CCF $200 to sponsor the orphan cheetah ‘Ron’. I raised the money by selling christmas cards, homemade pictures and pearl bracelets at a christmas market in […]

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  • nature: Save Iran’s cheetah from extinction

    An Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus ssp. venaticus): just 43 are left in Iran.Credit: Frans Lanting/FLPA The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus ssp. venaticus) is classed as critically endangered on the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, with just 43 individuals left in Iran. Conservation efforts were dealt a major blow last month when the United Nations Development […]

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  • Conservation Club: International Cheetah Day Big Cat Tote Giveaway

    Help Celebrate International Cheetah Day with Us Today is International Cheetah Day!  Here are a few things you can do to celebrate the day! Wish everyone you meet a “Happy International Cheetah Day!” Download the Conservation Passport.  When you finish the activities print out your own Certificate of Cheetah Achievement Join the conversation on Twitter by […]

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  • Namibia Economist: Carnivore Experts Put Heads Together for Red Data Book

    The groundwork for a Red Data Book of all Namibia’s carnivore species was laid earlier this month when around 20 experts met for a research symposium to discuss the framework for an assessment of the conservation status of carnivores. The symposium was held at Otjikoto Nature Reserve and Environmental Centre, run by gold mining company, […]

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  • Cincinnati.com – Cincinnati Zoo is saving a species one cheetah at a time

    OTJIWARONGO, Namibia – With one of the highest densities of cheetahs on the planet, this southwest Africa nation has been called the “Cheetah Capital of the World.” And yet, you aren’t likely to see a wild cheetah on a visit here. The tawny, black-spotted coats of the fastest land animals on earth help camouflage the elusive big […]

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