Breeding and Raising Cheetah Cubs

Western Cape Cheetah Conservation is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and breeding cheetahs. None of them is that easy to accomplish, but when a new litter of cheetah cubs is born, it makes it all worth it. The cheetah conservation (WCCC) was started by founder Damien Vergnaud in 2008. Since then, he has been manning a […]

The Cheetah Mating Ritual – Breeding in Captivity

Inverdoorn Game Reserve is home to the Western Cape Cheetah Conservation (WCCC), an organisation that is dedicated the rescuing, rehabilitating and breeding cheetahs in South Africa. Cheetahs are endangered species, and their numbers are running low. Hence WCCC has a dedicated team tasked with breeding cheetahs and raising cheetah cubs. The number of cheetahs in […]

Volunteer and work with Cheetahs

If you have ever had a craving to help the wild cats, now is the time to do something about it. Inverdoorn Game Reserve is home to the Western Cape Cheetah Conservation, which contributes to rescue and rehabilitate these endangered cats. Sign up as a volunteer for the experience of the lifetime, and to save […]

How to Outrun a Cheetah

We all praise runners such as Usain Bolt and others who sprint down the 100m track, reaching record speeds of 44.72km/h. We watch them in wonder. But in reality, this is only a fraction of the cheetah’s breakneck top speed of 120km/h. Yet, if it really came down to it, could we outrun a cheetah? […]

The Evolution of the Modern Cheetah

Cheetahs have held the title of the fastest land animal for the last 5 million years.  Our modern cheetah dates back to African heritage, but once upon a time, more cheetah species roamed the grasslands. They are also a much older cat species than many of the others we see around today. The modern cheetah […]

Why Cheetahs Run So Fast

Cheetahs are famous for being the world’s fastest land animal. When in full sprint – they can reach speeds of up to 120kmh. Everything about the cheetah is built for speed. But what exactly goes into the engineering of a cheetah that makes them run so fast? The cheetah has been the fastest land animals […]

Cheetahs trying to outrun extinction

The cheetah has long been admired for their speed and suave elegance when they strut. They ooze a cool confidence that only a cat can exude. Many have fallen in love with their velvety coats and rolling purrs. But is it enough to save this animal from extinction? The cheetah species is racing towards extinction. […]

International Cheetah Day

On the 4th December 2016 was International Cheetah Day: Celebrating the World’s fastest land animal – Racing against extinction! People all around the world have celebrate been celebrating the existence of  cheetahs annually on 4 December. These elegant and beautiful creatures have walked alongside human beings for many years!   International Cheetah Day is a […]

The Actions of the cheetah in the wild

It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” David Attenborough.. Guides on safari will always be asked on safari, how often predators […]