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

The Cape Leopard Trust - Research, Education, Conservation

The Cape Leopard Trust is an active predator conservation working group in the Cape launched in 2004.

It uses research as a tool for conservation, finding solutions to human-wildlife conflict and inspiring interest in the environment through an interactive and dynamic environmental education programme.

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The Cape Leopard Trust has a number of active leopard and predator research projects in the Western Cape region. The enigmatic Cape leopard is used as an icon to advocate for the protection of predators in their natural environments, as well as to raise awareness of broader biodiversity issues and promoting the need for committed conservation of ecosystems.

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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