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Published: 14 July 2019
A Cape leopard that died in a snare in the Western Cape struggled for several days before dying of dehydration. It is thought to have been one of only two leopards left in the Helderberg, and…
Published: 26 June 2019
An afternoon of mountain biking on the Helderberg on Friday May 31, turned into a tale of sadness, for Elgin resident, Coenie van Niekerk, when he came upon a leopard caught in a snare, close by…
Published: 09 April 2019
A female Cape leopard died from injuries after she was hit by a car on Monday night on the N1 at around 7pm. The fatal accident took place between Worcester and De Doorns, on a section…
Published: 01 January 2019
Local research provides insight into the habits of these unique animals It was standing room only at the Windsor Library as more than 60 people turned out to learn how to live with lions. Mountain lions,…
Published: 20 August 2018
Based on a determination by the Scientific Authority, the Department of Environmental Affairs has confirmed the quota for the trophy hunting of leopard (Panthera pardus) in South Africa for 2018. The quota has been allocated as…
Published: 20 August 2018
On top of the Trailblazers list of priorities is that of giving back and sharing love while educating. These objectives are often met through the use of our outreach and conservation hike experiences, which we are…
Published: 20 July 2018
THE STORY OF A LEOPARD POPULATION THAT BEATS THE ODDS Simon Espley & The Cape Leopard Trust Friday20 July 2018 The Cape leopard is the stuff of legends. This seldom seen, highly elusive apex predator survives…
Published: 04 April 2018
Cape Town - Despite being among the most widely recognized and admired animals across the globe, big cats are facing many and varied threats. Of course, these are mostly caused by human activities.  On 3 March every…
Published: 22 March 2018
Nino Schurter and Esther Süss will change their spots on Stage 2 of the Absa Cape Epic by trading their racing colours for Leopard jerseys. The defending champions in the Men’s and Women’s categories, Nino Schurter…
Published: 22 March 2018
Two charity beneficiaries of the ABSA Cape Epic will partner over the next few weeks to raise awareness of leopardTwo charity beneficiaries of the ABSA Cape Epic will partner over the next few weeks to raise…

Acceptable trapping techniques

icon no trap The Cape Leopard Trust’s position statement on acceptable trapping techniques for carnivore research

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