General news and project updates

Published: 07 May 2009
Report by Ben-Jon Dreyer Looking back a year, the CLT had just started exploring the massive Namaqualand granite outcrops for possible signs of leopard in this harsh, arid environment.  Uncertain of what we would discover we…
Published: 07 May 2009
Report by Leigh Potter Leopards of Ladismith We have had some amazing leopard photographs since putting up cameras on the Ladismith side of the Rooiberg Mountain.
Published: 04 April 2009
At 9am on Saturday 21st March, the staff of the Cape Leopard Trust was met with an unusual sight in the Cederberg – a 60-seater bus. Our camp group from the Kouebokkeveld Training Centre had arrived.…
Published: 27 February 2009
(see English translation below) Ek het begin op die 6 Febuarie 2006 vir die CLT te werk. Die eerste dag het ek en Quinton 5h:00 vertrek om een van die luiperds op te spoor. Houdini was…
Published: 12 February 2009
The Cape Leopard Trust’s Education and Outreach Programme officially began in January 2009. Elizabeth Martins (neé Bond) is co-ordinating the programme. “This is the beginning of a very exciting programme, with endless possibilities”, says Elizabeth. This…
Published: 11 November 2008
The Namaqua Project is fully funded by Conservation International (CI) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF). Thank you for this amazing support! The CLT Namaqualand project has been quite something! About as extreme as the…
Published: 11 November 2008
I always feel like a kid on Christmas morning when going to check the camera traps. I’m so anxious and excited about what I might find! However, on some occasions, or with some leopards, I should…
Published: 11 November 2008
“That’s my track!” yelled Roonie in utter excitement. Ten children, fine Cederberg sand, swept smooth with a broom and Liz leading each one blind-folded round and round and then making a print with their shoe they…
Published: 11 November 2008
We have collared our first male caracal in the Cederberg. We had just mentioned our plans to start this project in our last newsletter, so having begun so soon is great. Willem Titus will be actively…
Published: 11 November 2008
We are delighted to announce that Quiver Corporate Solutions (Pty) Ltd who operate outsourced hotline services under the BE HEARD™ brand have offered to manage a service at no charge for the Cape Leopard Trust with…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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