JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 62

General news and project updates

Pushing the boundaries of animal safety for researchers

Published: 16 December 2010
The CLT have had a very exciting 2010 pushing the boundaries to make animal trapping safer.We were previously using cage traps only, however, cage trapping can on occasion result in broken canines and damaged claws to…

2010 Cape Leopard Trust Annual Report

Published: 16 December 2010
For the latest annual report from the Cape Leopard Trust, please download the PDF.  Cape Leopard Trust Annual Report 2010 (pdf 4MB) .


Published: 08 December 2010
Keep up to date with the latest news from the Cape Leopard Trust by signing up for our newsletter on the home page or joining us on Facebook . Updates from our projects are frequently published…

Bishops in the Bush

Published: 06 December 2010
By Nadia Hansa, CLT volunteer from Wits University  Over the last two weeks the grade 10 boys from Bishop’s have been in the Cederberg on their EPIC adventure and, as part of our education programme we…

Grove Senior Primary School gets active for conservation

Published: 02 December 2010
A few months ago, I received an email from Leo Kahanowitz, a grade 7 learner from Grove Primary School, asking for information about the leopards. He wanted to do a presentation on Cape leopards and the…

Zak recaptured!

Published: 22 October 2010
On Monday, the Cape Leopard Trust's Gouritz team were reunited with an old friend; Zak. Zak (or GM9) was the first leopard to be captured and collared in the region, and on Monday he graciously consented…

Pregnancy Help Centre’s Fundraising Breakfast

Published: 14 October 2010
Dr Andrew Baxter of the CAPE LEOPARD TRUST will be providing a presentation about their work in protecting and preserving the lives of these beautiful animals. A mini breakfast will be served (fruit salad, scrambled eggs,…

Massive male leopard collared in the Gouritz area

Published: 11 October 2010
Oom Pep (or GM1 to the scientists) was the first leopard to be photographed by the Cape Leopard Trust’s camera traps in the Gouritz region. He was initially photographed on the Tierkloof hiking trail at Gamkaberg…

Fifteen Leopards for Limietberg!

Published: 13 September 2010
Two months after the official start of the CLT Boland project Limietberg survey, we are proud to announce that we have identified no less than 12 leopards in this area – 9 males and 3 females!…

Introducing Zak, the wandering leopard

Published: 25 August 2010
The Cape Leopard Trust’s Gouritz project team recently obtained data from the first leopard to be collared in the area, a young adult male named Zak. Zak’s capture was something of an unexpected bonus, as he…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

Read more