• 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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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Tragedy and Hope

    Despite the best efforts of our Somaliland caregivers, two more cubs have succumbed to what we suspect is a virus or contagious disease. Unfortunately, there are no veterinarians or testing facilities in Somaliland versed in cheetah diseases to help us identify the source. The remaining cub, the biggest and strongest at about 7 kg, shows […]

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  • Fighting the Illegal Trade: Cheetah Cub Confiscation in Somaliland

    Somaliland lies in north western Africa, an autonomous region of Somalia fighting for international recognition as an independent nation. Somaliland, next to Ethiopia and Djibouti, is in The Horn of Africa and very close to the Arabian Peninsula. Based on information provided by contacts in the region, CCF estimates 300 cheetah cubs are being smuggled […]

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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: And then there were three

    We are sorry to inform you that one of our rescued cubs passed away last night. She had started to show issues such as loose stool and lethargy two days ago. The team in Somaliland immediately began making sure that she was hydrated and applied antibiotics to fight any potential infection. She showed great improvement […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Kim

    Q&A with Kim Wolhuter Kim Wolhuter is a wildlife filmmaker and photographer. From a family of Game Rangers and a qualified Ranger himself, he started making films about Southern African Wildlife in 1988. He has made documentaries for National Geographic, the BBC and the Discovery Channel. His recent project “Cheetahs – growing up fast” (BBC) […]

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  • Outside: These Wildlife Conservationists Haven’t Given Up Hope

    Conservation. It may be one of the most depressing fields to work in right now. The hurdles to overcome are enormous, the stakes higher than any time in human history. So why would anyone choose a career trying to protect wildlife and wild places?” So begins Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the […]

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  • Mongabay: Cheetahs return to Malawi after decades

    A Cheetah translocated from South Africa is offloaded from the aircraft before being safely transferred to the boma in Liwonde. Photo by African Parks / Frank Weitzer. The cheetahs have been moved into special enclosures called bomas for now, where the animals will learn to adapt to their new home under constant supervision. After spending […]

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  • Cheetah Champion: Max

    Introduction: Our Cheetah Champion for May is Max. Max is 15 and has a special connection to cheetahs. Max’s autism means he finds public spaces difficult, but when he looks into the eyes of a cheetah he feels calm and can conquer things he has difficulty coping with – like dogs and their barking. Max […]

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