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NPC helps to save flamingo lives!

Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Fri February 15, 2019 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.

Less than 10km from Kimberly’s famous Big Hole, lies the Kamfers Dam. It has been one of only 4 vital breeding grounds in Africa for the lesser flamingos and is sadly experiencing a drought which has led to the once 400 hectare dam, dropping far below it’s normal magnitude.

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Meet your Match

Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Mon February 11, 2019 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.
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A sad farewell for our Cango Wildlife Ranch Team

Posted by Cango on Thu February 7, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

6 years ago, Venus a female cheetah from Cango Wildlife Ranch, made headlines as one of few animals in the world to under-go eye surgery for bilateral cataracts. Donations came from the world over to help save her deteriorating eyes from only seeing darkness. Doctor Anthony Goodhead (Cape Town) removed the cataracts and large amount of scar tissue from Venus’ corneas. Venus’ surgery was a massive success and transformed her from a scared and nervous animal to a healthy and confident cat, who thrived in her environment at last.

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A Klein Karoo first: The tropicbird mystery

Posted by Cango on Thu February 7, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

An exotic seabird found in the semi-desert

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Cango Careers: Volunteer Host Vacancy

Posted on Thu January 3, 2019.

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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The perfect gift for your family and furry friends!

Posted by Cango on Thu December 20, 2018 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

We are excited to announce a new outlet on our premises!

The Roaring Ostrich offers a wide variety of ostrich products, acclaimed for their health benefits. From famous South African droëwors, to biltong and chews, and even more to our delight, a wide variety of healthy ostrich pet snacks from the Yips & Yaps range!

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Croc-Feeding now open at Cango Wildlife Ranch!

Posted by Cango on Thu December 20, 2018 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

Due to popular demand we have decided to include our visitors in our Nile Crocodile's daily feeding and enrichment requirements!

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Meet our babies!

Posted by Cango on Tue December 4, 2018 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

It truly is the season to be jolly. Summer has brought with it, new hope, new energy and most-excitedly, new life! We’ve welcomed fluffy cheetah cubs, a flawless baby brown-lemur, Egyptian geese and a baby Flying Fox to the Cango Wildlife Ranch family!

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Cango Careers: Marketing Assistant

Posted by Cango on Sat December 1, 2018 in Careers.

We are looking for a well-rounded and very creative individual to form part of our marketing and tourism team.
If you have a passion for animals and tourism, please apply!

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Endangered Vultures call Cango Wildlife Ranch Home

Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Fri November 30, 2018 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.

Vultures, though often depicted as mean or dangerous, are actually exactly the opposite. Romantics at heart, they pair for life, and unknown to most public, they are natures hygiene life-line. They play an extraordinary role in keeping deadly diseases like botulism, cholera and anthrax at bay, not only for animals in the wild, but this limits the spread of disease for communities the world over. Southern Africa is home to nine irreplaceable vulture species, of which two are endangered, 6 are critically endangered and one is already extinct.

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