Last Friday, Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter, was interviewed on CBS Evening News to discuss his latest photographs of wild cougars snapped in California’s Griffith Park, in the Hollywood Hills. Watch the three minute segment to see incredible photos of wild cougars, including an image of a cougar with Los Angeles’ Hollywood sign in the background! Also learn about Steve's adventures photographing tigers, the tools and methods he uses to get up close to one of the world’s most elusive and endangered big cats, now numbering fewer than 3,200 in the wild, and how this helps bring awareness to the state of the species and Panthera's Tigers Forever program.
Pick up the December edition of National Geographic Magazine to see more beautiful wild cougar photos by Winter or read it here.
Read the CBS News article, Nature Photographer Captures Big Cats in the Wild, and Heartbreak of their Disappearance.
Watch another video interview with Winter on the art of camera trapping and how he captured these images of wild cougars.
Learn more about Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project.