Release of 3 captive born females, nicknamed Green, Blue and Red tag

Facilitated by EWT’s Vincent van der Merwe & monitored by Madikwe’s Craig Catton. On 20 September 2017, three Cheetah females (two years old) were collared and transported to the Boma at Madikwe Game Reserve in North West Province. They were housed for three months in the Boma to familiarize themselves with a new environment, settle […]

Wild dog conservation (1978—2012)

The Anatolian Shepherd Dog Programme has aided cheetah preservation in South Africa, and to a far lesser extent it has also helped with conserving the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus). Seldom tolerated by game farmers, wild dogs are regarded as cruel, ruthless and callous killers and often shot on sight. The species is nomadic and […]

1979 Release of captive-born cheetahs (3 males) into their natural environment

‘Captive cheetahs answer call of the wild’ by Martin Welz (Sunday Times, 22 June). ‘Cheetahs, like leopards, don’t change their spots. That was the heartening discovery of a team of the Transvaal Department of Nature Conservation officers who spent three months this year chasing through the Lowveld bush to see how three cheetahs, reared in […]

Kibwe & Beshte The Cheetahs

Adoption Packages

You will receive a certificate to acknowledge your adoption as well as a photograph of your wild child via e-mail, this applies to all adoption levels.

Bronze

Adoption package for R200 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
Information booklet

Silver

Adoption package for R600 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
Annual open day for 2 guests
Information booklet

Gold

Adoption package for R1200 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
1 x 30-minute walking tour
Annual open day for 2 guests
Information booklet

Sapphire

Adoption package for R2500 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
1 x Cheetah run & 30-minute walking tour for 2 guests
Annual open day for 2 guests
Information booklet

Platinum

Adoption package for R3600 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
1 x Cheetah run & 30-minute walking tour for 4 guests
Annual open day for 2 guests
Information booklet

Diamond

Adoption package for R4800 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
1 x Cheetah run & tour for 2 guests
Annual open day for 2 guests
Information booklet

Tanzanite

Adoption package for R6000 per year includes:

Certificate of adoption
A photograph of your “wild child”
Update via email during the year
1 x Cheetah run & tour for 4 guests
Annual open day for 2 guests
Information booklet