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General news and project updates

The Wemmershoek twins wrestle in their waboom jungle gym

Published: 15 March 2012
We have mentioned many times the anticipation we feel before downloading camera data from field cameras. At present we only have a limited number of cameras in the field to monitor selected sites while we focus…

Cape Mountain Leopard Tracking

Published: 08 February 2012
Leopards of the Cederberg Please find attached the programme for the Cape Leopard Tracking event at Bushmans Kloof. Please see: http://www.bushmanskloof.co.za/special_events-cape_leopard-2012.php AboutThe Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) was founded in the Cederberg Mountains in 2004. Here, a long-term…

Toktokkie Camp Maintenance

Published: 08 February 2012
It was a Cape Leopard Trust New Year's resolution to give the campsite at Matjiesrivier a little TLC and so it was that four of us (myself and three teenage home school students from Kommetjie) headed…

2011 Annual Report

Published: 07 February 2012
We are pleased to provide you with our annual report for 2011. It was a year filled with excitement and project progress. We hope you find the contents interesting. Thank you for supporting the Cape Leopard…

Season's Greetings from the Cape Leopard Trust

Published: 19 December 2011
Wishing you all the best for the festive season and the New year! Thank you for your invaluable support and interest in the project... Warmest regards,The Cape Leopard Trust Team

Restoration of a Cape Leopard Trust and Cederberg icon

Published: 05 December 2011
Dear Cape Leopard Trust supporters, the project's very first research vehicle, a Suzuki jeep SJ410, fondly known as "Frikkadel" is in desperate need of refurbishment. Frikkadel was purchased with the first funds raised on the project…

Wemmershoek leopard cubs

Published: 21 November 2011
It is always exciting to download the memory cards from our camera traps - we go through the photos in great anticipation; always hoping that a spotted cat would pop up on our laptop screen.  Imagine…

Phantom of the forest: discovery on a mountain bike trail

Published: 14 November 2011
Surely one of the biggest draw cards of Mountain Biking as a sport is the great outdoors - many routes and trails (some demanding more effort than others) take you to some of the most beautiful…

Leopard vs Donkey in the Huisrivier Pass

Published: 27 October 2011
When buying a camera trap, one should always be conscious of how one intends to use it and especially how frequently it will be checked. If you can check a camera fairly regularly, then cameras that…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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