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Cango Wildlife Ranch Delivers Missing Information Critical to Sustaining Biodiversity

Posted by Cango on Thu June 13, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

Despite volumes of data currently available on mankind, it is surprising how little we know about other species. A paper published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) – using data recorded by Cango Wildlife Ranch in collaboration with other zoos and aquariums worldwide - confirms that critical information, such as fertility and survival rates, is missing from global data for more than 98 percent of known species of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.

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Endangered Animals of Cango Wildlife Ranch

Posted by Cango on Thu May 16, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

With World Endangered Species Day in the air, we thought we'd honor our endangered animals.

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The Cheetah Guys: Cycling for a Cause

Posted by Cheetah Preservation Foundation on Thu May 9, 2019 in Cheetah Preservation Foundation NPC.

This year, the non-profit Cheetah Preservation Foundation (CPF) will be joining forces with Dryland Events Management for the 3rd consecutive 36ONE MTB Challenge from 17 – 19 May 2019.

Representing the world’s fastest land mammal, the goal is to raise awareness & funds to help win the race against extinction

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Four perfect and critically endangered hatchlings for Easter

Posted by Cango on Fri April 5, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

Four of the worlds’ most beautiful and endangered Tortoises born, just in time to celebrate Easter!

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Volunteers shocked during Trashtag Challenge

Posted by Cango on Fri March 29, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

WARNING: CONTENT NOT FOR SENSITIVE VIEWERS

The #Trashtag challenge is an initiative that has gone viral calling on teens to help clean up ‘our’ mess.
Quite literally, the campaign is sweeping the globe by getting young enthusiasts to clean up littered areas.

Our amazing Wild Animal Volunteers took on the challenge - and got more than they bargained for.

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Everything's Owl-Right

Posted by Cango on Mon March 25, 2019 in Cango Wildlife Ranch - Out & About.

Hoot-Hoot Hooray!
Another successful owl release

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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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