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MEDIA CONTACT: USA: Susan Yannetti, (202) 716-7756 [email protected] Canada: Carolyn R. Farquhar, (819) 271-8529 [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Conservationist Dr Laurie Marker Issues Call to End Cheetah Poaching and Cheetah Trafficking While Caring for Sick, Confiscated Cubs in Somaliland HARGEISA, Somaliland (7 Sept. 2018) –Dr Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund
For Immediate Release: Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland (Washington, DC – April 24, 2017) 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
The illegal pet trade has become a growing threat to cheetahs in the wild. While their skin and bones have been trafficked for traditional medicine and fashion, the trafficking of very young cheetah as pets has become disturbingly prevalent. CCF estimates that approximately 300 cheetahs are smuggled out annually from northeast Africa to become someone’s
During our recent Annual General Meeting, we were very pleased to have Dr. Laurie Marker and Dr. Bruce Brewer of Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia join us on the conference call. We took the opportunity to reconnect with them and ask about life on the front-line of cheetah conservation. Our Top 10 Questions: We know that this is the