The Javan Leopard Monitoring Coordinator Team, Mount Ciremai National Park Office (BTNGC) Kuningan Regency, West Java, recorded the presence of three new leopards on monitoring cameras. The three were caught on camera between March and October 2023.
“This camera was installed for six months, installed twice. The first three months it was installed, taken away, then installed again, then the next three months it was taken up again.” “Well, the three individuals were caught on camera at that time,” said Dwi Suryana, Head of the BTNGC Leopard Monitoring Team, when met by Kompas.com, Wednesday (15/11/2023) evening.
Technically, Dwi explained, the team consisting of eight people installed 36 monitoring cameras at all BTNGC points. The first installation began in March 2023. Then the team took the camera in June 2023. As a result, during the initial monitoring stage, two individuals were caught on camera.
First, the Javanese leopard Slamet Ramadan (a leopard that had been previously released) with signs that it was still wearing a collar. Second, one individual leopard that is considered new (no collar). The installation of the second camera is carried out from July to October.