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General news and project updates

CLT in Namaqualand

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…

Assegaay Bosch's elusive leopard

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…

Tracking changes in the Cederberg with the Cape Leopard Trust

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…

Rocky the Rooikat

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…

New Hotline Service - 0860 LEOPARD (ie 0860 5367273)

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…

Spring Charity Ball Thank you

Published: 11 November 2008
The Cape leopard Trust would like to thank T.I.C.E (Travel Industry Charity Events) for their significant donation after a very impressive and successful fundraising event was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on the…

Spring Charity Event - 4th of October 2008

Published: 10 September 2008
Join us at the Spring Charity Event on the 4th of October 2008 where the Western Cape Travel Industry is hosting a fund raiser where proceeds will go to three charities of their choice. The Cape…

Fabulous Females - Lizzy Leopard

Published: 17 July 2008
We have finally begun to have some success in capturing the elusive and wily Cederberg female leopards. On Monday the 14th July, we managed to capture and collar our fourth adult female leopard – F5. We…

Training members of the BIOTA group

Published: 01 July 2008
Two members from communities in Namaqualand that are involved in the BIOTA group have been selected to receive training by the CLT project team.

Cub's death draws attention to cruelty of toothed traps

Published: 26 June 2008
John Yeld, Cape Argus A Cape leopard cub that spent an agonising three-and-a-half days with a mangled paw tightly jammed in the steel teeth of a gin-trap on a Northern Cape farm, has been euthanased by conservationists…