• CCF Covid-19 announcement from Dr Jane Galton, Chair of CCF UK

    Dear CCF UK Friends, Volunteers and Supporters, I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know how much we are thinking of you and your families – be they near or far – at this difficult and challenging time. I also wanted to update you on the measures CCF will be taking throughout our […]

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  • The LICIT project: Engaging communities to stop trafficking of cheetahs

    This report was taken from the Darwin Initiative’s illegal wildlife trade newsletter – you can read the full article here. Despite being apex predators and playing a key role in maintaining healthy ecosystems, cheetahs are endangered, with less than 7,500 remaining in the wild. One of the most significant threats faced by cheetahs is trafficking […]

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  • Race for Cheetahs

    At this time of uncertainty we need something to bring us together, keep our minds active and our bodies fit and healthy. Why not join our volunteers in their race help save the cheetah! We’re inviting supporters from across the UK to take part in a national combined 100km run. You can run or walk […]

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  • Jeremy, 10, has raised over £16,000 for cheetahs with his homemade greetings cards

    One of our young ambassadors, Jeremy Lynch, has been featured in a short film about ‘Inspirational People’ due to his incredible work designing, making and selling homemade greetings cards which have raised over £16,000 for CCF UK. At just four years old, Jeremy began showing signs of being a budding entrepreneur, before honing his card […]

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  • Calum, Livestock Guarding Dog Programme and Smallstock Programme Manager at CCF Namibia

    Calum O’Flaherty, Livestock Guarding Dog Programme and Smallstock Programme Manager at CCF Namibia, recently did an interview for Button and Squirt about his job and what it’s like working with animals. Name : Calum O’Flaherty Age : 25 Location : Namibia What do you do? I am the Livestock Guarding Dog Programme and Smallstock Programme Manager. In Namibia […]

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  • Charity Film Awards Covid19 rejig

    We want to start by saying a huge thank you to everyone who has already voted for us in the Charity Film Awards, and for those of you who haven’t, there is still time! You can watch our film and vote for it here. Due to the current global pandemic, the Charity Film Awards ceremony […]

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  • Evening Standard: Remembering Cheetahs

    We absolutely can’t wait to get our paws on Remembering Cheetahs – the upcoming book in the much-acclaimed and impactful Remembering Wildlife series that raises money for the conservation charities to help fund their work. Remembering Cheetahs will help raise funds for CCF and the foreword will be written by Dr Laurie Marker, our Founder. […]

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  • Dr Laurie Marker

    Dr Laurie Marker, CCF Founder

    For many of you Dr Laurie Marker may be a familiar name, but for others our Founder’s name may be new. Since starting CCF 30 years ago, Dr Marker’s dedication to saving cheetahs has made a huge impact on the survival of this endangered big cat, using her innovative, creative conservation techniques and endless determination. […]

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  • Photographers Get To Witness 5 Cheetahs Crossing A Flooded River Infested With Crocodiles

    Excerpt taken from an article on Bored Panda on 13th March 2020. Image credit: Media Drum Images / Buddhilini De Soyza A group of people were exploring the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Suddenly, they spotted a cheetah family gathering on the edge of a river. The river was flooded, its current was strong, […]

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  • The Legend of the Cheetah and their Savior, Dr. Laurie Marker of Cheetah Conservation Fund

    Excerpt taken from an editorial on the New York Social Diary website on 19th March 2020. A century ago, there were 100,000 cheetahs in the wild. Today, there are fewer than 7,500. Namibia has about 1,500, more than any other country in Africa. Otjiwarongo, the town where Cheetah Conservation Fund is based, is known as […]

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