Did you know that today, 4 December, is International Cheetah Day? Namibia's own Cheetah Conservation Fund hopes the day will "increase worldwide awareness about Africa and Iran’s most endangered cat.” Namibia's commitment to conservation has provided a healthy environment for studying about the cheetah population and how to strengthen its numbers. To help you mark International Cheetah Day, here are some FAST facts about the world's FASTEST land animal!
Dr Laurie Marker with volunteers and cheetahs at CCF
Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of CCF, says: “The threat of extinction to the cheetah, other big cats and many other species of wildlife worldwide is real and looming. Increased awareness of the plight of these creatures, as well as greater support of conservation efforts, is vital if we hope to ensure their survival.”
Do your bit and donate to one of Namibia's wildlife foundations today! You can download our Wildlife Experience Travel Planning Guide to see how you can make your dreams of meeting a cheetah come true!