Popular press articles written by or about the Urban Caracal Project:

SANParks Times features a piece by Rene de Kirk, published September 2016.  The story focuses on our study of caracal diet in Cape Town.


National Geographic published a blog written by Dr. Serieys (project coordinator), Joleen Broadfield (project field manager) and Dr. Max Allen (project collaborator) on July 18, 2016. The post focuses on lessons learned in conservation through the Urban Caracal Project.

Earth Touch News mentions the project in a story about a caracal killing penguins in Simons Town, published July 7, 2016.

Africa Geographic posted content from our blog on Propsero, a cat caught in a gin trap in Hout Bay. Published online on June 14, 2016.

Read Dr. Max Allen's National Geographic blog post about the Urban Caracal Project published on April 21, 2016.  This coverage shows that the Urban Caracal Project findings don't just have relevance to the Cape Peninsula or South Africa, but have implications for species conservation on a global scale!

Wild Magazine

A lovely article by Scott Ramsay focused on the project and city cats of Table Mountain. The piece was featured in Wild Magazine in the summer 2015-2016 issue. It was one of the first stories written about The Urban Caracal Project and described some of the logistical struggles we've faced, but also some of the rewarding moments too.

British Airways In Flight High Life Magazine: Tales of Table Mountain

Stories about unique people working in Table Mountain, including Urban Caracal Project Coordinator, Dr. Laurel Serieys.


The Sunday Times

A brief overview of the project and introduction to a couple of cool urban caracals published on July 5, 2015.



Details about Jasper, a young male that was hit by a car on the M3 published on July 17, 2015.



Africa Geographic

Project leader Dr. Laurel Serieys' blog describing her experience with Jasper, the 8th caracal collared as part of the study, was posted as a guest blog on Africa Geographic's website on July 21, 2015.