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General news and project updates

Recapturing Frikkie in the Gouritz Area

Published: 14 May 2012
Last year, we brought you news of the capture of GM10, Frikkie, a young male leopard. We caught Frikkie in mid-June 2011, at a site close to the Huisrivier Pass between Calitzdorp and Ladismith in the…

Anatolian Livestock Guardian Dogs For Sale in the Cederberg

Published: 09 May 2012
Rinda Nieuwoudt at Kromrivier Cederberg Tourist Park has 3 Anatolian puppies (10 weeks old ) for sale at R3 000 each. They have bred good dogs in the past, so if you are looking for a suitable animal…

A measure of success, Almost a Decade later

Published: 07 May 2012
I began researching leopards in the Cederberg Mountains 9 years ago. The Cape Leopard Trust was born the following year (2004) as a consequence of bearing witness to an unacceptable number of leopard mortalities due to…

Leopard crossing, Uitkyk Cederberg

Published: 07 May 2012
Lumondt Kritzinger and his family spent a long weekend in Uitkyk cottage in the Cederberg at the end of April 2012. While driving on the winding dirt tracks they stumbled across a leopard crossing the road,…

The Hell: Paradise on Earth - Setting up camera traps in Gamkaskloof

Published: 01 May 2012
There are, in truth, only a few hellish things about The Hell (or Gamkaskloof, to use the more politically correct name for the place). While some may consider the total absence of any form of communication…

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet - The Cape Leopard Trust as a beneficiary

Published: 25 April 2012
The Cape Leopard Trust has been provisionally accepted to become a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet beneficiary, a fundraising initiative run by Woolworths. This social responsibility programme currently supports over 10 000 schools and 600 charitable organisations, and…

Saving Spots in the Cederberg

Published: 20 April 2012

Spot the Cape Leopard

Published: 20 April 2012

Black Eagle Project – First Verreaux’s Eagle capture and GPS deployment in the Cederberg

Published: 12 April 2012
Megan Murgatroyd, researcher for the Black Eagle Project, a project supported by Cape Leopard Trust, has spent the past three weeks undertaking intensive efforts to catch and GPS tag adult Verreaux’s eagles. Working with Victor Garcia…

Cederberg caracal research - Caracal capture at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

Published: 11 April 2012
On March 30th Dr Quinton Martins went to Bushmans Kloof to set up one of our newly developed safe rope netting traps to capture caracal for research purposes. The aim of the project is to look…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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