General news and project updates

Published: 25 March 2008
A grant of US$ 110 000 has been given to the Cape Leopard Trust to set up a new leopard project in Namaqualand. This substantial amount of funding has come from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund…
Published: 25 March 2008
Fiona Pamplin joined the Gouritz project in January to gain some field experience in working in cat conservation. She recently completed her BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Leeds in the UK. She has…
Published: 25 March 2008
With the continual support of the Bateleurs, we have saved an enormous amount of time and resources in order to track our very elusive leopards in the Cederberg. Our most recent flight, on the 27th February,…
Published: 25 March 2008
Uitkyk Pass in the Cederberg is one of the only places one can get cell phone reception in these mountains – thankfully...but that’s another story. Within this 50m2 area, sitting on a rock looking out over…
Published: 25 March 2008
Douglas Eason Lederle :  10.7.1971 – 20.2.2008 “Some people tread lightly on the earth, whilst others leave a huge footprint.” Douglas was a supporter of the CLT right from the inception of the project. Our first…
Published: 25 March 2008
SA 4x4 magazine were out in the Cederberg for a weekend recently – Patrick Cruywagen was the man on the scene. Note there will be an extensive article on our project in next month’s edition of…
Published: 25 March 2008
The CLT are pleased to have facilitated the sponsored of an Anatolian Shepherd Dog to Gerrie Mathee, one of the local Gamka farmers who has experienced leopard problems in the past. He was very excited to…
Published: 25 March 2008
We visited the Gamka/Swartberg in December to look at potential camera trapping sites for the project. An area of 100 000ha was divided up into grids cells of about 5000ha each and areas within these were…
Published: 25 March 2008
GPS collar data from the leopards in the Cederberg are revealing fascinating information on the ecology of these elusive animals. M11, the adult male leopard collared in Houdini’s territory last year, has taken over the exact…
Published: 25 March 2008
University of Bristol Quinton is working hard on his PhD – this along with the 2 new projects has kept him pretty busy of late. The following year will be spent working with the substantial amount…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

Read more

Latest News Updates

spacer

spacer