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General news and project updates

Pasella visits the Cederberg Project

Published: 19 November 2012

Children Help with Predator Research

Published: 29 October 2012
I hear the Land Cruiser engine outside. It’s Quinton, back from his flight. Was he successful, I wonder?  He comes in beaming, “I got them all! And you won’t believe where Patch is…” Quinton rushes over…

Fundraiser at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards

Published: 22 October 2012
The Cape Leopard Trust Annual Fundraiser was held at the prestigious Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards in Franschhoek. It was an evening of delectable food and wine with the purpose to raise funds that will aid in…

Two more Boland cats in the bag!

Published: 07 October 2012
The Boland trapping team’s hard work and lack of sleep was recently rewarded with the successful capturing and collaring of two more Boland leopards! The owners and staff of Klipbokkop Mountain Reserve have overwhelmed the CLT…

Catch me if you can!

Published: 27 September 2012
The CLT Boland Project has recently embarked on yet another exciting chapter in their research on Cape leopards (Panthera pardus) in the Boland study area. Jeannie Hayward is currently enrolled for a PhD degree at the…

Adventures in the Cederberg

Published: 25 September 2012
The Grade 7 class from the ZenzeleniWaldorfSchool in Khayelitsha have returned home after a four-day camp in the Cederberg sponsored by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund. It was not the first camp for their teacher,…

An insight into Black eagles behavior like never before!

Published: 18 September 2012
The end of August saw the GPS-tagging of the second adult Black eagle for my study. The GPS unit which we are using weighs 40g, just 1.25% of the body weight of the lightest eagle we have tagged…

Cape Leopards on Paardeberg!

Published: 31 August 2012
Nestled between the agricultural regions of Paarl, Wellington and the Swartland, just 12km north-west of PaarlMountain, lies the rocky granite outcrop of Paardeberg. The Paardeberg is a privately owned mountain and various land-owners with mountain land…

Honda SA power Cape mountain leopards

Published: 30 August 2012
Honda SA is not new to supporting conservation. Last year they made a significant contribution to Birdlife SA - view article. Now it is time for the leopards to benefit! Fieldwork in remote areas like the Cederberg take…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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