Double Your Donations – Chewbaaka’s Wild Cheetah Challenge

Dear Friends, A century ago, 100,000 wild cheetahs roamed the Earth, yet today, fewer than … Read more »

Fighting the Illegal Trade: Cheetah Cub Confiscation in Somaliland

Somaliland lies in north western Somalia, an autonomous region of Somalia fighting for international recognition … Read more »

Honoring John Wilson

I was saddened to hear the news that a long time supporter and cheetah friend, … Read more »

CCF books Chewbaaka and
A Future for Cheetahs available now!

CCF’s self-published books are high-quality, beautiful and informative. CCF’s Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Laurie Marker teamed-up with photographers and illustrators to create the publications at the book page linked below. These professionally bound books make great gifts and significant portion of the purchase prices goes to support Cheetah Conservation Fund!

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Most of the photography on our site has been kindly donated to CCF by photographers like Suzi Eszterhas.

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Identifying Cheetah: Scat sampling – CCF Genetics Lab

The Cheetah Conservation Fund runs the scat sampling project through its Applied Biosystems Conservation Genetics … 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.