Video Gallery

Black Footed Cats

Wildlife Wonders produced by 50|50 Community in May 2015.

Female black-footed cat Sani

Sani spent the day in a hollow termite-mound and leaves it at dusk. Video taken on 21 November 2014.


Female black-footed cat Ilse

Ilse had been released into this den 30 minutes earlier on 8 November 2012 after exchanging her radio-collar under anesthesia. She is still a bit wobbly on her legs, but this will change quickly after starting to move.

See also: Sliwa, A., Wilson, B., Lamberski, N., Lawrenz, A. 2013. Report on surveying, catching and monitoring Black-footed cats (Felis nigripes) on Benfontein Nature Reserve, Nuwejaarsfontein Farm, and Biesiesfontein in 2012


A black-footed cat leaves her den

This black-footed cat was released on 4 November 2011.