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

Less than 3 weeks to go before my trip to Namibia…….

....And the Cheetah Conservation Fund!!!! Thinking about starting to pack for the trip.....sounds like its going to be really cold at night and pretty darn hot during the day......can't wait to get stuck into all areas but I just don't know what to expect!!!!! Been to Morocco on a surfing trip  before but not down this far in Africa so this is going to be one major journey. So excited and can't wait to see Dr

Conservation At Bristol Zoo – what an amazing place!

It might have rained all day but the zoo is definitely the place to go come rain or shine......so much information about conservation. In conjunction with Bristol Zoo, the WildPlace Project have just launched this brilliant facility where they have three young male cheetahs who are just loving it there...rain or no rain. Project Lemur Frog at Bristol Zoo

My First BLOG!!!!!!! The Launch of the WildPlace Project

Tomorrow I'm heading to Bristol to The WildPlace Project as I've been invited to the launch of The Cheetah Experience...can't wait!!!!! Taking the day off school to see the "Bristol's Newest Attraction". Wild Place Project is linked to the Bristol Zoological Society and the emphasis is on protecting threatened habitats on our doorsteps and around the