• 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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  • Somaliland Cheetah Cubs Rescue: Sad News

    As much as our associates in Somaliland have battled over the past few days to bring the rescued cubs back to health, we are saddened by the loss of the littlest ones, which were in such poor condition since their rescue. Fortunately, the four remaining cubs are now showing signs of normalcy and continue to […]

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  • The Times: Cheetah cubs saved from traffickers

    A British wildlife charity has rescued 10 cheetah cubs that had been illegally trapped to sell in the Middle East. The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) found them on sale in Somaliland, east Africa. They tipped off wildlife officials, who confiscated the animals. One has since died. Cheetahs are the world’s fastest mammal, capable of 70mph, […]

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  • Mirror: Cheetah population in danger as poachers transport cubs in crates to be sold to super-rich Arabs as accessories

    This month, nine cubs and a young adult caught on plains in Somaliland, Africa, were seized from animal traffickers. Cheetahs have become the latest plaything of the rich – with cubs being stolen in Africa and taken to the Middle East. The species’ plight was underlined this month when nine cubs and a young adult […]

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  • 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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