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Eulogy for CCF’s Longtime
Resident Cheetah Merlot

CCF’s longtime resident cheetah Merlot passed away early this May. Kate Vannelli – Assistant Studbook … Read more »

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Cheetah Essay Contest – “Why Should We Save Cheetahs?”

The essays below are unedited to reflect the voice of the original author. Emily Sugg … Read more »

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CCF in
Billionaire’s quarterly magazine

CCF is in the quarterly print magazine for billionaire.com. The article is an introduction to … Read more »

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Purchase now! A Future for Cheetahs, authored by CCF’s Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Laurie Marker and photographer Suzi Eszterhas. The 208 page full color coffee table book, shares the story of the cheetahs race against extinction – illustrated with some of the rarest and most beautiful images yet of wild cheetah.
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Photographer Suzi Eszterhas also donates her work to benefit CCF. You can see her photography in the Support Our Research button and Cheetah Facts section on this page.

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CCF Blog

Spring Tour 2016 - Busch Gardens Kids group from Pinellas Academy of Math and Science with Dr. Marker

CCF Spring Tour 2016

My Spring Tour 2016 began in March when I went to Australia for my first … Read more »

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Cheetah Facts

The cheetah’s slender, long-legged body is built for speed. Cheetahs are tan in color with black spots all over their bodies.
70mph (113km/hr) Top speed of cheetahs
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Did You Know?

When cheetahs are running, they use their tails to help them steer and turn in the direction they want to go, like the rudder of a boat.