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International Vulture Day 2018

Posted on Mon August 27, 2018.

On the first Saturday of September every year, we celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day.

Why do we need to preserve these endangered birds?

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Dolce & Gabanna

Posted by Cango on Wed August 15, 2018 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

A visit to Cango Wildlife Ranch would have introduced you to our famous hog-duo, Dolce (George) & Gabanna, who have been part of our family for most of their lives.

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International Tiger Day | 29 July 2018

Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Wed July 25, 2018 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.

International Tiger Day | 29 July 2018

Tigers have always been known as the most powerful beings in the forest, yet the Javan, Bali & Caspian Tigers have not survived mankind - and things are not looking up at all for the rest of Tiger species.

Although they are protected by wildlife laws their numbers keep decreasing.

We would like to make sure that extinction remains just a word in the dictionary - but we need your help!

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Zookeeper Week | Keepers become their Animals

Posted by Cango on Fri July 20, 2018 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

See some our Animal Care Team turn into their favourite animals!

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Madiba Day | 67 minutes of Kindness

Posted on Thu July 19, 2018.

MADIBA DAY | 67 minutes of Kindness

"Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that generation." Nelson Mandela

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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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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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36One 2018 | A RACE AGAINST EXTINCTION

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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