Leopard Ecology & Conservation Leopard and Lion Research

Vision & Mission


The Kalahari is a place where big cats and people coexist in a sustainable way. LEC makes a meaningful contribution toward the long-term conservation of large felid predators as key components of a healthy, functioning ecosystem.


Fostering an understanding of status and habitat needs of leopards and lions both within and outside formal conservation areas, as well as the development of effective strategies to address the increasing human-predator conflict.