Animals
 Namibia
Project #2521

Feed Orphan Cheetahs in Namibia

by Cheetah Conservation Fund
Vetted
Jun 9, 2010

Reintroduced cheetahs thriving

In late 2008, five captive male cheetahs were reintroduced into a wild area of Namibia where cheetahs. The males were chosen because they had shown the inclination to hunt. Before reintroduction, they were housed in a large enclosure with plenty of prey species. Then they were released into the NamibRand Nature Reserve and fed daily until they consistently made their own kills. As they were collared, CCF has been able to follow their movement. All five are doing very well. Two captive females were released later. One has since given birth. And a wild female with nearly grown cubs also was released into the area. Now that CCF has developed a successful protocol for "rewilding" cheetahs, perhaps more of CCF's orphans can make their way back into the wild. Your donations are greatly appreciated!

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Cheetah Conservation Fund

Location: Alexandria, VA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.cheetah.org
Project Leader:
Beth Fellenstein
Dr.
Otjiwarongo, Namibia

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.