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Over the years we have had some fantastic articles and pieces penned which document the conservation and research work undertaken by the Cape Leopard Trust. This archive documents the information pieces chronologically and by media source.

South Africa bans leopard trophy hunting for 2016
South Africa bans leopard trophy hunting
South Africa bans leopard trophy hunting
SA bans leopard hunting in 2016
South Africa imposes year-long leopard hunting ban for 2016
Trap ’n spoor vir luiperds
Over R400,000 Raised For Cape Leopard Trust
Inspired by nature
This cat knows his way round town
Tracking Cape Town's urban caracals

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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  • 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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