Cheetah Feeding Time at CCF

I woke up after a good night's sleep and then on to breakfast. After this, we walked to the office to see what jobs had been allocated to us, we had centre pen cleaning and feeding. I was aware of what the feeding was because I saw it in action yesterday, so I was going to get to see it from both sides. It's where 12 of the 34 orphaned cheetahs are fed in the centre

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First Day On The Job As A Volunteer

Woke up to a beautiful morning. The beds were basic but I slept well. It was really warm inside because of the thatched roof, but the mornings are cold. We were invited to go and watch the 'cheetah run'. It was amazing to see them running at even 3/4 of their top speed, especially because they were less than 5 meters from us and there was no fence between us and them. The cheetahs in

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African Arrival

We got off the plane and immediately I was immersed in the amazing weather and surprised by how flat the land was. Miles and miles of level landscape except in the very distance the occasional out of place mountain that stuck out like a jewel in the red sand.     In the airport there was an advert with cheetahs......Welcome to South Africa!   Capy, our driver met us and drove us North. The Southern African environment

24 Hours from now………

....... and I will be heading to the airport on my way to Otjiwarongo...in Namibia to help save the cheetah. The temperature is below freezing some nights in the dessert but the days are sunny. Last day of school today ......then home to pack! CCF here I