Cape City’s favorite wild cat noticed ‘hiding’ in plain sight


Cape Level is an imposing vacation spot that’s recognized for its breathtaking views, the place sky, land and sea are the celebrities of the present. As one of many Western Cape’s prime vacationer locations, Cape Level is really a sight to behold.

However on a miraculous day, it’s not the one sight to behold. A fortunate Christo Giles was blessed with the presence of one of many Cape’s favorite regal cats over the weekend.

“It was very thrilling to see it and get photos. I used to be driving on my technique to Cape Level early on Sunday morning and it crossed the highway 50 metres in entrance of me… it stopped within the picnic space and seemed again at me lengthy sufficient to get some pictures. I’ve seen them earlier than nevertheless it’s the primary time I’ve managed to get images,” mentioned Giles.


And due to the City Caracal Mission, all of us get to feast our eyes on the majestic Cape Caracal.

Have a look:

Image: Christo Giles / City Caracal Mission Fb web page


Methods to help the undertaking:

  • Please instantly report all roadkill caracals within the Cape City space (i.e., the Peninsula and outer suburbs) to Dr Gabriella Leighton at [email protected] or name 079 837 8814.
  • The undertaking depends solely on donations and grant help that has funded all the things from GPS collars and caracal monitoring efforts to genetic analyses, provides, pesticide and illness testing, well being assessments, and rather more!
  • Report caracal sightings here.

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