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Published: 28 February 2017
A leopard had to be put down last week after being hit by a car on Bains Kloof Pass near Wellington. Cape Nature spokesperson Justin Lawrence said at 21:00 on Thursday 16 February CapeNature responded to…
Published: 16 January 2017
The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) can confirm that a zero quota for the hunting of leopard (Panthera pardus) has been extended to 2017. The decision is based on the review of available scientific information on…
Published: 16 January 2017
Cape Town – Conservationists breathed a sigh of relief on Monday, 16 January when the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) confirmed that a zero quota for the hunting of leopard (Panthera pardus) has been extended to…
Published: 26 January 2016
The Department of Environmental Affairs has set provincial leopard trophy hunting quotas at zero for 2016, effectively banning leopard trophy hunting throughout South Africa. This follows an alert by the country’s Scientific Authority that the number…
Published: 26 January 2016
It is almost impossible to know how leopards are faring in South Africa. They are secretive animals that are mainly nocturnal, solitary, and range over huge areas. Counting them requires intensive research using expensive technology such…
Published: 26 January 2016
Under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), South Africa is permitted to allocate 150 leopard trophy export permits a year. Early warning of possible permit curtailment appeared in…
Published: 26 January 2016
Johannesburg - South Africa has imposed a year-long ban on leopard hunting in 2016 in a decision hailed on Monday by conservation activists. “Provincial conservation authorities were informed that leopard hunts should not be authorised in…
Published: 26 January 2016
Conservation groups hailed the year-long ban, saying it was crucial to protecting the species given that the size of the country’s leopard population is unknown South Africa has imposed a year-long ban on leopard hunting in 2016…
Published: 26 October 2015
’n Pretdraf word volgende naweek vir die oorlewing van die Kaapse jagluiperd in die Cederberge gehou. Maryke Roberts het gaan hoor hoekom. Hoe meer mense op die aarde is, hoe minder blyplek het wilde die-re – veral die vleisvretende…
Published: 19 October 2015
The second annual Cape Leopard Trust Fundraiser was an incredible success. More than two hundred guests arrived at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards for the lunch and auction that raised R460 600 for the conservation of the…

The Cape Leopard Trust Trapping Techniques

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