• Sara’s Blog – My Visit in Rostock Zoo

    I have just been to Rostock Zoo and visited their cheetahs !!!!!! When I arrived I had to hurry up to get to down to the cheetahs because I had a meeting with zookeeper Andrea. I had some questions for Andrea, which I asked in German!! It was a bit difficult, but she understood J We talked […]

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  • Marin conservationist, 10, honored for cheetah advocacy

    Angelina Mertens of the Cheetah Conservation Fund introduces Paloma Russ during a fundraising event last year in San Geronimo. Paloma helped arrange the fundraiser. (Sherry LaVars/Special to Marin Independent Journal) By Keri Brenner, Marin Independent Journal Paloma Russ, a 10-year-old student at San Geronimo Valley Elementary School, has been named one of 13 recipients of […]

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  • Sara’s Blog – Summer Camp in Ree Park Safari Denmark

    Looking after the animals and of course the CHEETAHS! This summer I spent my time at a camp in Ree Park Safari (in Denmark) for 5 days. We were divided into 2 groups – I was in ‘the big group’: we were between 10-13 years old. Every morning at 8am we met in front of […]

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  • Young Ambassadors from Cambridgeshire

    Nicole Barber, Deborah Marsh, Michelle Chamberlain, Leeann Boulton and Helen Milnes (the proud Mum’s) sent us a story about their Young Cheetah Ambassadors from Rackham Primary School in Witchford Cambridgeshire, Gabriella, Leila, Grace, Isla and Georgina. At the end of their last year before leaving Primary School and moving onto Secondary School this coming September, […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Matti

    Our cheetah Champion for August is Matti Tweshiningilwa Nghikembua, the senior ecologist and forest steward at CCF headquarters in Namibia. Matti is doing a PhD in Forestry and Bio Resources. Below he tells us about the work he does for cheetahs through the Bushblok programme, an innovative conservation effort to restore the cheetah’s natural habitat […]

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  • Huff Post: Visit Namibia in 2017 – The Year of Sustainable Tourism

    By Dr. Laurie Marker In late 2015, the UN declared that 2017 would be the year of Sustainable Tourism as part of a larger Sustainable Development Agenda culminating in 2030. World leaders set 17 Sustainable Development Goals identifying the areas of focus. Many of these goals coincide with Cheetah Conservation Fund’s (CCF) efforts, especially in […]

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  • IFAW: Two cheetah cubs rescued in the Horn of Africa

    Dhoobi after rescue in Somaliland. Two cheetah cubs in Somaliland have been recently rescued from the illegal wildlife trade. Both cubs were voluntarily surrendered to Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)’s local associates after extensive negotiations. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and CCF have partnered together in the rescue of these cubs. The partnership is […]

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  • 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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