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Why is the Cheetah Threatened? What are the Solutions?

Learn more about the threats, importance of saving the cheetah and some solutions supported by Canadians.  

Cheetah Diplomacy: the race to save the world’s fastest cat.

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The spotted, the spotless, the stripes and the blotched

by Meredith Hanel, Guest writer When we think of spotted animals, cheetahs are probably one of the first to come to mind. This defining feature is in the name cheetah, thought to be derived from the Hindu word chita for “spotted one”. Cheetahs have about 2000 spots and each has a unique pattern that can be

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

Victoria and Rachael Learning First-hand at CCF Namibia

    Seven students, who have completed their 2nd year at OVC, are doing two-week placements at CCF this summer as part of OVC’s, Global Vets program.

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

News from the Field: Update for Release Candidates 

3 males – Cyclone, Kamin, Elwood On 18 March 2018, our three male release candidates were released from their enclosure onto CCF property. Upon release, the three males were fed an entire red hartebeest carcass just outside the gates of the enclosure to give them one last guaranteed meal before having to rely more on

Update From the Field – Rainbow

Rainbow continues to live here at CCF with her fellow group of females (Harry, Hermione and Aurora) and resident male Romeo (who very much lives up to his name!). She is now 6 years old and is as bouncy as ever! A farmer near Otjiwarongo found Rainbow on the side of a road and decided

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

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