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PAIA Requests for Environmental Records

Request to Cape Nature for records relating to Cheetah permits

5 February 2018

Western Cape Nature Conservation Board t/a CapeNature
Reference Number:
CER-2018-CAT-0001 (Cheetah Permits)

The application form requested access to all records, including all applications for permits – applications declined and permits granted – in respect of Acinonyx jubatus (cheetah) for possession, keeping in captivity, breeding (there is evidence to suggest that breeding of cheetahs does take place at at least one of the below mentioned facilities), public interaction and transportation/conveyance within and out of the province, in terms of the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act, 2004, the Threatened or Protected Species Regulations, 2007 and/or the provincial Nature Conservation Ordinance, 19 of 1974, for the period January 2015 to January 2018 relating to:

  1. Cheetah Outreach wildlife facility, Paardevlei, Somerset West; and
  2. Cango Wildlife Ranch, Oudtshoorn.





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