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Monday, 07 October 2013 17:07

Official Launch of New Charity Structure for 2014 ABSA Cape Epic Mountain Bike Race

The Cape Leopard Trust has been named as one of the selected beneficiaries for next years legendary mountain bike race the ABSA Cape Epic (cape-epic.com) taking place from 23-30 March in the Western Cape. 

In recent years the Absa Cape Epic has partnered with two local charity organisations. This time the race organisation decided to extend similar opportunities to more charity partners going forward starting from next year, which is the tenth anniversary of the race and also coincidentally the Trust.

The gruelling event traverses rugged Cape leopard country and is known as the Africa untamed experience with 1200 riders cycling a route of 800km over 8 days. 

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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