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World First As Cheetah Brothers Relocate From UK To South Africa

Cheetah brothers Sheba and Nairo at the Aspinall Foundation UK

Paarl and Graaff-Reinet, South Africa, January 2020 – Two 2.5-year-old cheetahs from Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury will leave the park on 6th February 2020 for a new life in South Africa. After a 6,000 mile flight, the pair ...

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Top 6 Cheetah Conservation Tours in Cape Town

A pair of cheetah

The plight of Africa’s cheetah populations has never been more severe than it is today. Classified as a CITES Appendix I endangered species, cheetah numbers have dropped from about 100,000 in 1900 to probably 6,800 today. Of these, only about 2,000 live ...

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New Home for Pioneer Cheetah Jasmin

Cheetah Jasmin at Makutsi game reserve

The first successfully wilded female cheetah makes her way to Makutsi, Limpopo Makutsi Safari Springs, Limpopo – October 2019: In the last week of October 2019 Jasmin, the successfully wilded five-year-old female cheetah who was the very first to have ...

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Another Milestone for Cheetah Breeding, Wilding and Release Project

Male cheetah being release at Amakhala Game Reserve

The team behind the Cheetah Breeding, Wilding and Release Project – Ashia Cheetah Conservation NPO and Kuzuko Lodge – have attained yet another conservation milestone with the recent translocation of a wilded cheetah male from Kuzuko to Amakhala Game Reserve ...

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Voluntourism At Ashia Cheetah Sanctuary

Cheetah in an enclosure at Ashia

Ashia Cheetah Sanctuary and Awareness Centre offers opportunities to participate in ground-breaking conservation programme CAPE TOWN, 20 June 2019 – Ashia, a world-class and Fair Trade Tourism accredited cheetah sanctuary outside Paarl in South Africa’s Western Cape, is now offering ...

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Kuzuko Welcomes Second Cheetah Cub Litter

Cheetah mother with new-born cubs at Kuzuko Lodge

PORT ELIZABETH, 20 June 2019 – Following the milestone birth of the first litter of Cheetah cubs in the wild from a captive-bred female, the second litter of cubs has successfully been born at Kuzuko Lodge as part of the ...

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Birth Of Cheetah Cubs A Milestone Event For Breeding Project

Kuzuko Cheetah mother Jasmin with her cubs

Kuzuko Game Reserve, Eastern Cape, 11 April 2019 – During the early hours of a stormy late-summer morning, the first three cubs of a pioneering cheetah conservation project were born at Kuzuko Lodge, part of the Legacy Hotels & Resorts ...

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Cheetah Release For Metapopulation Legacy

Cheetah at Kuzuko Game Reserve

Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 14 March 2019 – The release of a captive-born female cheetah named Jasmin onto Kuzuko Lodge, part of the Legacy Hotels & Resorts Group, at the end of August 2018, has given birth to a pioneering ...

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Cheetah Sanctuary Attains Fair Trade Accreditation

Cheetah eye with Ashia and FTT logos

Ashia, a world-class cheetah sanctuary outside Paarl in South Africa’s Western Cape, has this month been awarded Fair Trade Tourism’s ‘mark of best practice’. Over the past few months, Ashia underwent an intensive accreditation process of working alongside the Fair ...

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First Captive-born Cheetah Released at Kuzuko Lodge

CAPE TOWN, Paarl, 07 September 2018 – Cheetah Experience Ashia hosted guests and media at their cheetah sanctuary today to officially announce and celebrate the release of their first captive-born cheetah into the protected wild at Kuzuko Lodge, a private ...

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