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Cycling his way to Freedom - Yassin Ghallam 'Everest' at Cango Wildlife Ranch

Posted on Thu July 5, 2018.

We often meet great people, but yesterday we had the privilege of meeting a real-life adventurer, with a flair for nothing else but freedom.

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Youth Day 2018 | Accessibility

Posted on Mon July 2, 2018 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

Every year on 16 June, South Africa commemorates the 1976 student uprisings to pay tribute to hundreds of youth who were brutally killed. The theme this year, “Live the Legacy: Towards a socio-economically empowered youth”.

This year we hosted more than 250 youth at our facility on a complimentary basis. We decided to focus on children, schools and projects that cater to those with special needs. We are very proud to be a fully wheelchair accessible facility and are striving to improve our tours to cater towards more varied abilities.

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Career Teazer | Calling all Teens | Ages 15 - 18 | 10 - 12 July 201

Posted on Thu June 14, 2018.

Calling all Teens!

To celebrate this years' Youth Day, we've launched a competition specially for our teens. An amazing 3-day behind-the-scenes visit to our 6 main departments!

The goal is to allow 6 lucky winners time to see, ask and learn about a multitude of career options, to help better equip them for their futures.

Follow the instructions below to submit your entry!

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Posted by Cango on Thu May 24, 2018 in Careers.

Are you on the lookout for a new and exciting opportunity with people and animals?

Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn currently has a vacancy for a young energetic person to be a Host for our Wild Animal Volunteer Program.

If you enjoy working with animals as well as people and have an energetic and upbeat personality, then you are the one we are looking for!

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Instandhoudings assistent

Posted by Cango on Thu May 24, 2018 in Careers.

Die rolle van die Instandhouding assistant is om behulpsaam te wees in die daaglikse take van die Instandhoudings Afdeling.


• Daaglikse instandhouding , herstel en skoonmaak van die totale perseel insluitend geboue , tuine en grasperke
• Die nakom van alle Gesondheid en Veiligheids reels
• Ondersteun die Instandhoudings Bestuurder met enige konstruksie pligte of projekte
• Enige ad hoc pligte soos versoek deur bestuur

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Race Against Extinction | 36One Endurance race

Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Thu April 26, 2018 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.

Just recently, The Cheetah Preservation Foundation (CPF), a division of the Cango Wildlife Ranch, was represented in a local Dryland Events Management cycling event where we proudly raced against extinction. The cheetah is the world's fastest land animal and they are dangerously close to extinction. Approximately 6,900 of the big cats remain in the wild. The cheetah’s future is uncertain due to a variety of threats, of which the biggest is habitat loss.

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Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Tue April 10, 2018 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.

We will be joining forces with Dryland Events Management again this year, and our Operations Director, Hugo du Plessis will be taking part in the 36ONE event from 20 – 22 April 2018.

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Meerkat Mob born at Cango Wildlife Ranch

Posted on Sat March 24, 2018.

It’s been a little while since the squeaks of new-borns have had the Cango staff, especially animal-keepers, buzzing! Although the Zoological team had their suspicions that Macy, a 2 year old Slender Tailed Meerkat, might be ‘expecting’ …no one and nothing could prepare the team for the heart-melting, knee-rattling and jaw-dropping level of cuteness that was about to be experienced.

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Posted by Cango on Tue January 9, 2018 in Careers.

We are searching for a motivated, patient candidate who has a passion to work with animals, conservation as well as visitors.

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A promise to our animals...

Posted by Cango on Thu December 21, 2017 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

Cango Wildlife Ranch is a multi-accredited zoological facility and we uphold a high animal care standard.
With this we also have the important responsibility of educating the general public on every animal we house.

We always strive to set the bar of animal care as high as can possibly be attained - this is a formal practice which has been moulded for the past 30 years and is validated by various accreditations and practice regulations.

That being said... We have now taken our animal care standards to a whole new level as we are making our commitment public...

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