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General news and project updates

Recent volunteers at the Cape Leopard Trust

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…

Flights and tracking from Bateleurs

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,…

Sponsorship - Three Cities Group

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…

Douglas Lederle Memorial Fund

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…

SA 4x4 magazine in the Cederberg

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…

Resolving conflict - Anatolian Shepherd Dogs

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…

Gouritz Project Update

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…

Cedeberg Leopard News

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…

Cape Leopard Trust Studies

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…

Death of female leopard highlights natural hardships

Published: 04 February 2008
The Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) has lost its first collared female leopard – due to natural causes. F6 (or “skinny legs” as she was known by children visiting the project) was found dead at the base…

Acceptable trapping techniques

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

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