• How Family Planning can Help Save the Cheetah

    A cheetah in open savanna in Kenya. Photo by: Andrey Naumov / CC BY-NC-ND LONDON — Conservationists and development practitioners may not have always seen eye to eye, but a new partnership between a cheetah conservation charity and a network of reproductive health NGOs is making the case for why these groups need to work more closely together. […]

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  • Thomas Winward

    Cheetah Champion: Thomas

    June Cheetah Champion: Thomas Winward, video producer I couldn’t tell you if it was the long family walks in the woods, pond dipping at school, or David Attenborough’s enrapturing documentaries that kick-started my love of wildlife, but I’m grateful for all of them. Conservation of our natural environment has been a huge part of my […]

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  • Big Cat Festival 2018

    CCF UK at Bradt’s Big Cat Festival

    On 20th May 2018 at the Royal Geographical Society, Bradt Guides held a much-anticipated event. Wildlife fanatics came from far and wide to see big names like Jonathan Scott of BBC Big Cat Diary fame. A highlight among the day’s star-studded line up was the Royal Patron of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, HRH Princess Michael […]

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  • Two Trafficked Cheetahs handed to CCF

    Building partnerships is one of our priorities and strengths in our fight against illegal wildlife trade. Three days ago a partner NGO in Somaliland contacted us about two cheetah cubs and a young gerenuk held illegally. Working together with the Ministry of Environment and Rural Development, the three animals were confiscated yesterday and transported to […]

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  • Just 10 Days Old – Orphaned Cheetah Cub at CCF

    CCF was informed of a small cheetah cub that was orphaned in the Khomas region of Namibia. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) contacted us on Friday and CCF staff drove out to meet a farmer reporting that someone had dropped off a cub at her farm. The farmer was looking after the cub […]

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  • Cheetah Champion Meme Runs for Cheetahs

    Amelia (Meme) Zakiewicz, a vet who worked with CCF in Namibia, now working in London and a stalwart member of CCF UK’s voluntary team ran the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15 April to raise money for CCF UK. She completed the course with a fantastic time of 4 hours! She had been training throughout the […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Chris

    Most people have their adventures in youth – I am having mine in retirement! I have wanted to come to CCF ever since I heard Laurie Marker speak at the Royal Institution in London in 2014, having been told of the event by the late Rosa King of Hamerton Zoo near Huntingdon, England which I […]

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  • 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

    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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