Cheetah Champions Come in All Sizes!

This past fall, 25 very young pupils at Penhorn Preschool, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, decided that they could help save the cheetah in the wild. When they learned from two of their classmates, Ben and Charlotte Gal, that the cheetah is endangered, they quickly got to work to raise money to help Cheetah Conservation Fund in its mission

Guardians of the Cheetah and Planet Earth

by Meredith Hanel, Guest writer Somewhere in Namibia a mother cheetah is hungry. In order to hunt and provide for herself and her family she will face many challenges. Cubs are easy prey for lions and hyenas. For safety, she will keep herself at least 100 metres away from lions at all times. She locks onto

Destroying an Apex Predator Can Kill an Ecosystem

The Grey Wolf in North America and Lessons for Cheetah Survival by Jameson Bowman, guest writer When Dr. Laurie Marker first arrived in Namibia (then South West Africa) in the late 1970’s she discovered that cheetahs were viewed as vermin and hundreds were being killed every year by farmers and ranchers. Between 1980 and 1991 there

Changing Attitudes

Living with predators in Africa and North America by Meredith Hanel, Guest writer Canadians are proud of our wild animals, especially predators like bears, cougars and wolves. But that’s easier for urbanites who don’t have to worry about meeting them on their home turf. For many Canadian farmers it is a challenge to protect their

Connecting the dots

Canada and The Cheetah Human-animal conflict and what it means for the future of species both in Africa and Canada. by Jameson Bowman, Guest writer For most North Americans, Africa conjures up images of wild untamed lands, filled with abundant wildlife and unique cultural groups; this perception is relatively accurate. Africa contains 45% of the

Canadians for Cheetahs!

Saving the cheetah is very important to Canadians across our big country. In British Columbia, Marializ is one of our generous supporters. Her passion for cheetahs is matched by her commitment to helping ensure that they are protected from extinction. Marializ says that she was “drawn to cheetahs, with their physicality, power and speed, while

Supporting Employees’ Passion In Making a Difference!

Some of the best companies in the world know that their employees put a high premium on making a difference in their respective communities. When employers support these efforts, this can be an important factor in finding and keeping the best employees, and demonstrating that the company cares about the communities in which they operate.

Spring into Action

By Jameson Bowman, Guest writer The cheetah is one of Africa’s iconic animals and many of us have grown up knowing one single fact about it – it is the worlds fastest land mammal – but have you ever wondered what exactly makes it so? Speed Cheetahs have evolved for speed rather than power and

Cheetah versus Impala: Each has a Competitive Edge

By Meredith Hanel, Guest writer Somewhere in the African savanna, a cheetah is on the hunt. She could easily catch a zebra, but it would be too large to take down: Antelope like the impala are more her size. You might think the cheetah, a predator that holds the title for fastest land animal, would

What’s the difference between cheetahs and other Big Cats?

By Jan Robertson,  Guest writer The difference between cheetahs and other Big Cats is, first and foremost, the cheetah is not a Big Cat, in the Latin sense of the word. Top 10 Largest Wild Cats When many people think of the genus Panthera, more commonly known as Big Cats, we think of lions, tigers,

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