How Cheetahs got their spot in the EWT’s history

How Cheetahs got their spot in the EWT’s history

Andrew Lowry studied Wildlife Management at Pretoria University and was selected to conduct Cheetah Research in Etosha National Park in 1973 – the first project of the newly founded Endangered Wildlife Trust.

People behind the paw: Clive Walker

People behind the paw: Clive Walker

In 1973, Clive Walker had a dream and a talent. He brought animals to life on canvas, but he was determined they also remain in the wild. Learn more about the man who founded the Endangered Wildlife Trust

On the edge of the ledge

On the edge of the ledge

My entry into the world of vultures was at the invitation by John for me to spend a Saturday morning with the group in the Magaliesberg to the north of Johannesburg. My hosts were businessman Russel Friedman and a well-known ornithologist called Dr Peter Mundy. I had no idea what I was in for.

Why the Cheetah?

Why the Cheetah?

The Red Cheetah Paw has boldly represented the Endangered Wildlife Trust for 50 years, and is synonymous with responsible and effective conservation in Africa. Here is an account from our founder explaining why he used the Cheetah paw as the Trust’s logo.

The historical role of women in the ewt

The historical role of women in the ewt

In 1975, I took a group of eight women on a walking trail in the Mashatu Game Reserve in northeastern Botswana. They had told their husbands they were off to the bush for five days, and their husbands had to take care of their kids while on ‘trail’. This trail ultimately led to the formation of the EWT Ladies Committee