General news and project updates

Published: 28 September 2015
This past Thursday, I was fortunate enough to be invited to tag along on The Cape Leopard Trust’s hike to Lion’s Head with the Hoofweg Primary School, one of the eco-schools from Wesbank. As a Communications…
Published: 23 September 2015
It seems appropriate as we celebrate Heritage month to thank Table Mountain Aerial Cableway for their recent donation to the Urban Caracal Project. The natural heritage of the Cape is legendary, so too is the world’s…
Published: 14 September 2015
An important part of the data collection process on project PEACE is remote camera trapping, which is used in our case to estimate diversity of mammals, as well as to monitor the prey species available to predators in…
Published: 09 September 2015
Join the inaugural Cape Leopard Trust Trail Run at the spectacular location of Cascade Country Manor in Paarl on Saturday, 24 October! Three race distances are on offer with varying levels of difficulty to choose from –…
Published: 08 September 2015
Meet Madala - a male caracal captured and radio-collared - this time in Silvermine area. He is easily the oldest caracal being monitored in the Urban Caracal project based on extreme tooth wear and facial scarring…
Published: 26 August 2015
The overcast skies and inclement weather did nothing to dampen enthusiastic spirits at the annual Cape Leopard Trust luncheon hel​d at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards on Saturday, 15 August. Over 150 guests and friends gathered to…
Published: 13 August 2015
The Cape Leopard Trust recently joined our partners First National Bank for their '67 Minutes' community outreach initiative. Out of Africa Children’s Foundation desperately needed some decorating done at their Newlands house of safety. Yvonne Murray,…
Published: 11 August 2015
A specially selected group of judges for The Cape Leopard Trust's annual children’s art competition gathered at Splash Café, Claremont on Monday, 27 July for the onerous task of choosing winners from some incredibly creative art…
Published: 06 August 2015
Thanks to the Rolf Stephan Nussbaum Foundation, and a long search for a suitable vehicle with the help of the Landcruiser Club, the PEACE (Predator Ecology & Coexistence Experiment) project finally received some much needed new wheels.…
Published: 04 August 2015
All those familiar with camera trapping – be it as a hobby or for research purposes – would know that patience really is a virtue…  In January this year our Boland team was contacted by Jannas…

The Cape Leopard Trust Trapping Techniques

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