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

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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. www.pasella.com
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

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Latest News Updates

  • A Christmas Wish for Our Stars

    A Christmas Wish for Our Stars

    The team at The Cape Leopard Trust would like to take this opportunity the wish all of our partners, friends and supporters a peaceful and happy festive season. As 2014 comes to an end, we hope each and every one of you will have chance to take time out, appreciate…
    Written on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 14:43
  • Outstanding Results from Youth Art Competition Nature Matters

    Outstanding Results from Youth Art Competition Nature Matters

    The Cape Leopard Trust recently held an awesome prizegiving event for the Art Competition “Nature Matters” at the City of Cape Town’s Environmental Education Centre in Greenpoint on Saturday, 15 November. On reflection, we were all overwhelmed by the positive enthusiasm and the standard of art works that were submitted.…
    Written on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 16:43
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