CYMOT Sponsorship

Why CYMOT supports AfriCat "Ever since Greensport was born in 1991, it had committed to conservation and support towards various institutions of wildlife conservation. AfriCat and it’s unique programmes of various conservation projects, including the Rehabilitation of endangered species, Environmental…

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Lion Lights – #LionLivesMatter

'With a Lion Light - the Future is Bright' Sincere thanks to the ALL who supported the AfriCat Lion Lights crowd-funding effort during the second half of 2017.With your support, we successfully raised sufficient funds to purchase 200 Lion Lights…

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AfriCat Annual Health Check 2018

Annual health checks on the large carnivores at AfriCat are headed by veterinarians from Namibia and South Africa. In-depth health examinations are carried out on all the captive and rehabilitated carnivores. All the cats are darted and then taken to…

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Lion Whisperer Volunteers to work with AfriCat

AfriCat works where human/lion conflict is at its greatest, an age-old story throughout Africa where communities are going about their traditional farming methods on the fringes of wilderness areas. AfriCat works where Human-Wildlife Conflict is at its greatest, an age-old…

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The Masters

Dash, Ruff and Tumble first came to AfriCat in 2008 at the age of one month and lived at AfriCat’s Carnivore Care Centre for the following four years. In 2012 the sibling trio was released into Okonjima’s 20 000 ha…

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Metabolic Profiling of Cheetahs in Captivity

The metabolic profiling of cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus): A systems biology approach to understanding the chronic diseases they suffer in captivity. - By Dr. Adrian Tordiffe in collaboration with the AfriCat Foundation A Summary In captivity, cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) are known…

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Cheetah Flies and More….
Veterinary Health Checks

Cheetah Flies and More….

Do they really bite? Do they suck a small amount of the blood while on their host – or are they simply living off dry skin - as previously believed ? The louse fly of cheetahs belongs to the genus…

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Walk 4 Wildlife

Three intrepid AfriCat supporters braved the elements and took part in the Walk 4 Wildlife 2017 Night Walk in the New Forest that began at 10pm on Saturday evening 28th October and went through to 6am on Sunday morning. That…

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The Aeroplane Coalition

The Aeroplane coalition – consisting of three males, Sniper, Spitfire and Quattro and their sister Hurricane – was released from the AfriCat Carnivore Care Centre into the 20 000 ha Okonjima Nature Reserve at the beginning of December 2016. Spitfire…

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Veterinary Students from UNAM visit AfriCat

Visit of School of Veterinary Medicine (SoVM) 3rdYear Students visiting Okonjima Nature Reserve and the AfriCat Foundation The Veterinary Faculty of the University of Namibia (UNAM) is now in its 5th year of existence. Every year, according to their curriculum,…

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