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

Video Material

Friday, 13 March 2015 14:23

Cederberg with Sam Chev

A short video on immersive learning (in nature) that takes place in the Cederberg. It is sponsored by the Cape Leopard Trust. This video focuses on a weekend in October 2014 with children from a school in Cape Town. The group is led by Sam Chevalier and Hadley.
Opulent Living is proud to announce that the recent Cape Leopard Trust fundraising luncheon and auction curated and executed by Opulent Living Experiences was a major success! The fabulous and fun-filled day raised an outstanding R592,000! All the proceeds of the auctions will go towards The Cape Leopard Trust.
Kwêla presenter, André Weideman, visits the Cape Leopard Trust’s Boland research team in the Du Toitskloof mountains. Here he learns more about how they conduct their research – from collecting leopard droppings to camera trapping and leopard tracking with telemetry equipment. André also learns about the Environmental Education project and how the SA Mint supports this aspect of the Trust’s work through the donation of a percentage of the sales from their new Leopard Coin, the first set in the Nocturnal Hunters collection of the Natura series.
The Cape Leopard is half the size of others in South Africa and very little is known about them. We put a camera in the Cedarberg to capture one.
Friday, 25 May 2012 02:25

Leopard Fortress Series

A struggle for survival is playing out in South Africa’s inhospitable Cederberg Mountains. A unique population of African leopards, perfectly adapted to this rugged terrain, is losing a battle with a ruthless enemy: humans. Habitat destruction and persecution by farmers have pushed these cats to the brink … and their fate now rests in the hands of a dedicated wildlife conservationist. Quinton Martins knows that research is key when it comes to saving a species – but gathering data about these elusive cats is not easy. With time running out, help arrives in an unusual form… One of the world’s…
Friday, 20 April 2012 14:09

Video about The Cape Leopard Trust

Insights into the Cape Leopard Trust.
Friday, 20 April 2012 14:08

Video by Green Living Project

An apex predator in the rugged Western Cape region of South Africa, the little researched and undeservedly vilified Cape leopard is an umbrella species whose conservation effectively helps to preserve smaller, lower profile predators.
Friday, 20 April 2012 12:06

Spot the Cape Leopard

See if you can spot the leopard. This is rare footage of an elusive Cape leopard captured by Cape Leopard Trust researchers in the Cederberg Mountains, South Africa. To find out more about the leopard "Spot" you can Adopt-a-Spot.

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

  • Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016 - Snap up a Spot and Ride for our Leopards

    Cape Town Cycle Tour 2016 - Snap up a Spot and Ride for our Leopards

    We are wildly happy to announce that The Cape Leopard Trust is once again one of the participating charities for the 2016 Cape Argus Pick ’n Pay Momentum Cape Town Cycle Tour.  So all is not lost if you missed your chance to pick up an entry. Why not take to…
    Written on Monday, 12 October 2015 09:08
  • Run for Leopards, Cascade Country Manor, 24 October 2015

    Run for Leopards, Cascade Country Manor, 24 October 2015

    Join the inaugural Cape Leopard Trust Trail Run at the spectacular location of Cascade Country Manor in Paarl on Saturday, 24 October, with prizes sponsored by our partners K-Way. Three race distances are on offer with varying levels of difficulty to choose from. Bring the family along to spend a day…
    Written on Monday, 12 October 2015 09:00

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