• ITV: Illegal cheetah trade threatens to ‘wipe out species completely’

    Just 7,000 cheetahs remain in the wild – and their numbers are dwindling due to an illegal trade that risks wiping out the species. The animals, which are the most endangered big cats in Africa, have become status symbols in the Gulf states, where they are illegally transported from their natural habitats. Investigators estimate that […]

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    Cheetah Pet Trade in the Media

    As the COP 17 CITES meeting in Johannesburg has shone a spotlight on the illegal cheetah trade, more articles like this are surfacing: Motherboard: Instagram Cheetahs Are Now the Target of International Wildlife Officials The black market for trafficked animals isn’t so different from a pet store. Some creatures are coveted for their resplendent hides, […]

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    Cheetahs Get a New Chance for Survival (CoP17)

    Cheetahs get a new chance for survival as CITES CoP17 approves important decisions concerning their illegal trafficking   Johannesburg, South Africa (4 October 2016) – During Plenary Session today, seven important decisions to fight the illegal trade in cheetahs were adopted unanimously at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) of the Convention of International […]

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  • Guardian: Cheetah smuggling driving wild population to extinction

    Rising demand for luxury pets in the Gulf states taking gruesome toll as two-thirds of snatched cubs are dying en route The rising trade in cheetahs for luxury pets in the Middle East is helping to drive critical populations of the wild cats to extinction, according to new research. The report also reveals the gruesome […]

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    BBC: Cheetah is now ‘running for its very survival’

    Pitiful scenes of cheetah cubs lying emaciated and bewildered highlight one of the cruellest but least-publicised examples of illegal wildlife trafficking. Baby cheetahs are so prized as exotic pets that entire litters are seized from their mothers when they may only be four to six weeks old. Each tiny animal can fetch as much as […]

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  • CCF Team Walks for Wildlife!

    CCF UK Trustee Jane Galton just finished her 90th mile of Walking for Cheetahs as part of the walk for wildlife and has another 10 to go! And thanks to David for his 20 mile hike today and his fundraising efforts, amazing. But more importantly, a young man of 14 joined the walk today, called Max. He first […]

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    Hamerton Zoo Park Supporting CCF

    If you’d like something exciting to do today, why don’t you visit our partner, Hamerton Zoo Park? They are holding an open day with keeper talks – cheetahs and other species, a cake sale, face painting and a raffle. All proceeds from the raffle will be donated to CCF! The raffle prizes are: 1st  Prize Big Cat […]

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    Billionaire’s quarterly magazine

    CCF is in the quarterly print magazine for billionaire.com. The article is an introduction to CCF and the problems the cheetah faces in its race for survival. Stunning photos by Mark Segal. Download

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  • Cheetah Express

    CCF in the Express

    Ingham’s World: Life in the wild can be nasty, brutish… and very long. CHEETAHS have become the latest must-have pets for the mindless rich in the Middle East. There are only about 7,000 cheetahs left in the wild but 300 are smuggled every year out of Africa to the Middle East, says the Cheetah Conservation […]

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  • CCF on CNN

    CCF on CNN!

    The Full Episode of CNN’s Inside Africa is Available Online We just love CNN’s reporting last month from CCF HQ on the mission to protect the world’s fastest mammal. Each week, Inside Africa highlights the true diversity of the continent. Last week it was Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. See the episode here: http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/08/africa/cheetahs-guard-dogs-namibia/index.html

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