• CNN: The ultra-rich are illegally buying cheetahs as pets and it’s leading to their extinction

    Hargeisa, Somaliland (CNN)Three tiny balls of fur huddle together for warmth inside a cardboard box. The baby cheetahs are just a few weeks old, but they’ve had a traumatic start to life. A smuggler was attempting to spirit the cubs out of Somaliland, a breakaway state from Somalia, when he was caught red-handed by the […]

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  • Somaliland Standard: 29 cheetah cubs rescued from wildlife smuggling trade

    Twenty-nine cheetah cubs, destined to be sold as pets, have been rescued from an illegal smuggling trade in Somaliland. The orphaned cubs were confiscated in Somaliland, an area known as the main transit route for cheetahs trafficked out of East Africa, according to a statement by Global animal welfare organisation Four Paws and the Cheetah […]

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  • The Cheetah Conservation Fund UK Welcomes our New Ambassador, Jackie Fast

    We are very proud to announce that Jackie Fast, entrepreneur, investor, author and speaker, has become our new Ambassador for the Cheetah Conservation Fund UK. Former Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Media Disrupter of the Year recipient, Jackie Fast is no stranger in utilising change to amplify growth. She directs leaders on how to […]

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  • CCF UK Young Ambassador Katie

    Young Ambassador: Katie

    We are thrilled to announce that we have a new CCF UK Young Ambassador! Katie is passionate about cheetahs and has spent her spare time fundraising to raise money to support CCF UK in the fight to save the cheetah. She got her friends and family involved in a bake sale which she organised after […]

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  • Lorraine Boast

    Cheetah Champion: Lorraine

    I grew up in London, and despite the urban environment, I had a keen passion for animals from the start. It was only as I finished my biology bachelors degree, that I decided I wanted to work in wildlife research and conservation and I embarked on a pay-to-volunteer three month trip to a game reserve […]

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  • CCF wins Tusk Trust Grant

    CCF wins Tusk Trust Grant To reduce human wildlife conflict with Cheetahs and African Wild Dogs in the Greater Waterberg Landscape, Namibia. The cheetah is Africa’s most endangered big cat in Africa and African Wild Dogs are the most endangered large carnivores in southern Africa, with an estimated 250 individuals living in the Greater Waterberg […]

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  • Cheetah Conservation Fund Warns Cheetah Trafficking Crisis in Horn of Africa Reaching Epidemic Status

    CHEETAH CONSERVATION FUND WARNS CHEETAH TRAFFICKING CRISIS IN HORN OF AFRICA REACHING EPIDEMIC STATUS WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 4, 2019) – With 23 cubs intercepted from the illegal wildlife trade now under its care at its temporary shelter in Hargeisa, Somaliland, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) warns the growing cheetah poaching crisis in the Horn of Africa […]

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  • Young Ambassador Jeremy

    Young Ambassador Jeremy Fundraising Update

    Our fantastic Young Ambassador Jeremy has had a very busy few months in Cheltenham. Jeremy runs his own Cards 4 Cheetahs initiative, where he hand makes cards to sell and raise money for CCF UK. he’s been hard at work raising money to save the cheetah. For my Cards 4 Cheetahs initiative I have placed […]

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  • Alex Buxton Cheetah Portrait

    Cheetah Champion: Alex Buxton

    Cheetahs have been my favourite animal since I was a child. They’re not the biggest or the strongest, but they’re outstanding in their field. I found that really appealing. It was on a trip to the Daniell Cheetah Project in South Africa, in 2010, that I got close to some of the cheetahs. It was […]

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  • Sara Geppard

    Young Ambassador Sara’s Birthday Fundraiser

    Our Young Ambassador Sara Gepard 🐆🐆🐾🐾 has dedicated her birthday to raising money for the cheetah. Read on to find out how she works hard to fundraise and to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah in her home country, Denmark, plus find out what she gets up to in her time off! You […]

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