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General news and project updates

Spot recaptured - the first female to be caught twice

Published: 22 July 2009
It was the morning of the 13th July when we received a call from Hennie Spamer (Driehoek farm - Cederberg). A leopard had taken one of his kid goats, right from its pen in the farm…

Workshop in Namaqualand

Published: 13 July 2009
We have just returned from a most inspiring workshop in Namaqualand. A broad, inter-disciplinary project is being proposed for the area and a funding application is currently under review. Namaqualand is already an arid area, considered…

The Cape Leopard Trust Facebook Group

Published: 30 June 2009
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Green Living Project - Video interview

Published: 24 June 2009
An apex predator in the rugged Western Cape region of South Africa, the little researched and undeservedly vilified Cape leopard is an “umbrella species” whose conservation effectively helps to preserve smaller, lower profile predators. Long believed…

A glimpse into an outing with children of the Cederberg...

Published: 10 June 2009
The grade 4 – 6 children of Dwarsrivier Primêr were ready and waiting on the 7th May. On our previous outing, we’d taken a walk from the school up the valley and had paid special attention…

Flying for Lizzy

Published: 09 June 2009
We have been vainly hoping to download GPS collar data from ‘Lizzy’, the female leopard (F5). Lizzy lives in the most inaccessible region of all the collared leopards in the Cederberg. When she was first collared,…

Cederberg Project News

Published: 07 May 2009
Quinton in the last throes of writing his PHD  Need one say more?   Quinton aims to submit his PHD in August, after which, he promises, he will reply more promptly to emails!

Education and Outreach Programme Update

Published: 07 May 2009
Report by Elizabeth Martins Three months since its inception and what is happening with the Education Project? Much of the groundwork has now been done in order to ensure that the Education and Outreach Programme has…

Namaqualand Project Update

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…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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