The Cape Leopard Trust - Using research as a tool for conservation & finding solutions to human-wildlife conflict

News and Media

Considerable awareness regarding the activities of the Cape Leopard Trust has been brought to the attention of the public via regular media articles, television, corporate and public presentations, and by encouraging benefactors and interested-parties to visit our research areas.

Articles have frequently been published in Africa Geographic and newsletters and articles are regularly circulated to our growing database. Several articles on our work have also been published in the Cape Argus, Die Burger, The Cape Times, Travel Africa and Getaway.


Updates

The Cape Leopard Trust sends out regular updates detailing the research, projects and daily happenings of the organisation. By keeping up to date with the Trusts activities you will be better informed about the progress we are making when it comes to researching and conserving the biodiversity in our project areas. View project updates.

Annual reports

The Cape Leopard Trust compiles an annual report detailing the activities undertaken throughout the year. These reports cover all of the administrative aspects of the organisation, through to the CEO’s report. View our annual reports.

Video material

The Cape Leopard Trust has created a series of informative videos which offer viewers an opportunity to see what we do, how we undertake our operations, as well as showcasing the magnificent landscapes in which our projects are located. 

Publications

The Cape Leopard Trust is committed to sharing the data we collect with scientific communities, conservation organisations and private individuals. The more information we can distribute about the ecology and behaviour of the species we study, the better informed people will be ensuring sustainable living and a functioning ecosystem.

View our comprehensive list of Cape Leopard Trust publications.

Events

Throughout the year the Cape Leopard Trust will be hosting or participating in events where we highlight the research and conservation work we are undertaking. Functions include presentations, field trips, fund raisers and guided tours. Join our events, view the list.

Media archive

As the Cape Leopard Trust increases its exposure, we are receiving greater media coverage, from daily newspaper reports through to magazine articles. We have collected a number of the pieces written about the Cape Leopard Trust and created an online media archive.

For a list of media articles relating to the work we do, click here.

The Cape Leopard Trust Trapping Techniques

icon no trapShort overview of three trapping methods considered by the Cape Leopard Trust as safe and humane: Cage traps, Foot loop traps or Foot snares, Soft-catch traps, References to relevant scientific literature.

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Latest News Updates

  • A cat amongst the pigeons – or in this case rabbits

    A cat amongst the pigeons – or in this case rabbits

    Dr Laurel Serieys of the Urban Caracal Project shares this story with us of a lucky caracal called ‘Prospero’, who was found caught by his paw in a lethal trap. Fortunately help was on hand. The Urban Caracal Project is a sister project supported by The Cape Leopard Trust. It…
    Written on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:57
  • Curiouser and curiouser…

    Curiouser and curiouser…

    Camera traps have become quite common-place. Many avid nature enthusiasts own one or more units and excitedly plan the next location to put their camera and then eagerly await their next photo of a little-seen animal. Also called trail cameras, it was originally designed as scouting cameras for the hunting industry. But, their…
    Written on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:52

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