• Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Update

    Cheetah cubs are very difficult to raise, even when they are healthy, unlike some of the recently rescued cubs in Somaliland are. Sadly, we lost one of the littlest cubs that we recently confiscated, one of the cubs called Djins. Over the past couple days, he simply stopped accepting food. One of his siblings is […]

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  • The Dodo: Ten Scared Babies Found Smuggled At Country’s Border

    They were all so thin. Last week, at the border of Somaliland, authorities caught traffickers just in time to save 10 lives. Even though the United Arab Emirates (UAE) banned keeping wild anials as pets earlier this year, the illegal market is still functioning: 10 young cheetahs (nine cubs and one adolescent) were discovered in […]

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  • Express: Cheetah cubs SAVED on route to become status symbol pets in the Middle East

    THIRTEEN cheetahs destined to become status symbol pets in the Middle East have been seized from wildlife traffickers. Vets are trying to save the three youngest cubs which were in extremely poor health when they were confiscated en route to the Arabian Peninsula. Tragically for the cubs, they were stolen from their mothers at such […]

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  • Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland

    Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance from Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in El Sheik and Wajale on the 19th of April. The cubs were destined for the Arabian Peninsula where the illegal market for pet cheetahs is […]

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  • Paige Cheetah Champion

    Cheetah Champion: Paige

    Hi everyone! My name is Paige and I manage the Livestock Guarding Dog Programme (LSGD) at The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Now, I am sure most people are wondering, “What do dogs have to do with saving cheetahs?” well, let me tell you! The first thing you must know is that most […]

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  • Cheetah Conservation Fund’s First Royal Patron

    Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent Joins Fight to Save Wild Cheetahs as Cheetah Conservation Fund’s First Royal Patron OTJIWARONGO, NAMIBIA (6 April 2017) – Cheetah Conservation Fund’s (CCF) mission to save the world’s dwindling wild cheetah population has been energised by the addition of Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent as the […]

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  • In 2017 we are celebrating CCF UK’S ‘CHEETAH CHAMPIONS’

    In order to celebrate all of the amazing people out there who dedicate their time to helping cheetahs, we have decided to create a new monthly ‘Cheetah Champions’ section on our blog. By hitting the “Cheetah Champions’ button you will be introduced to the people who are passionate about our iconic big cat, and work […]

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  • Dr Laurie Marker

    Huff Post: Help Support Women and Girls in Science!

    By Dr. Laurie Marker I started doing research with cheetahs in 1974. At the time there were not a lot of women in science and even fewer studying predators like the cheetah. In the years since, I have seen the number of women working in science increase, but there are still advances to be made. […]

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  • First Coast News: Scientists say Cheetahs need to be on Endangered Species List

    Animal extinction is nothing new to our planet, but now animal species we’ve always known to be common are starting to thin out at alarming rates due to human activity. Scientists now recommend that Cheetahs be added to the endangered species list as soon as possible because of their dwindling numbers. In the Cheetah exhibit […]

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  • 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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