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February 24, 2017

Dear Sean

I trust this update finds you well.

We have started the year 2017 with many beautiful and generous meat donations for our beloved furry friends. We are filled with gratitude for everybody all around the world who enables us here at The Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centr...

February 23, 2017

Dear Sean

Here are updates on the rest of your adopted furry children.

I have also attached the photo I took on your last visit.

Thank you for your generosity! We really appreciate it!

Zorro is doing well. He is always ready to share some love.

He is back to running but he...

February 7, 2017

Dear Sean, 
The Somkhanda rhino population ended off 2016, and started 2017 on a very good note.  The rhino on Somkhanda are doing very well despite ongoing poaching pressure in KwaZulu Natal and the intense drought in the region. This is largely due to the continued e...

August 18, 2016

Dear Sean Williams

We are very sad to tell you that our dear MJ has passed away. 
We will miss his awesome personality and we will be forever grateful for everything he has helped us achieve at the centre.

MJ was born on April 23, 2007 and he passed away on June 17 201...

June 18, 2016

Executive Summary

Several vulture species have recently been uplisted by the IUCN to endangered and critically endangered, with population estimates showing catastrophic declines across Africa. Vultures have now also been recognised as the fastest declining bird species...

June 1, 2016

Zorro is one of the fastest runners beating his own record and reaching a top speed of 94 km/h at the run setting a ultimate high. So we will see if any of the other cheetahs are willing to challenge this record. It was also Zorro’s birthday in the beginning of this mo...

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