Two beautiful lionesses sparring in East Africa! Although the lion is one of Africa's most iconic animals, few people realize that the species has experienced massive declines in its population across the continent. Learn how Panthera is fighting to protect these magnificent cats throughout their range in Africa through Project Leonardo.
The Weather Channel has launched a new film series entitled Brink featuring the stories of six eco-heroes working to save wildlife, including Panthera's CEO and renowned wild cat scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz.
Watch 'A Boy's Promise' to learn about Dr. Rabinowitz, his childhood, and the promise he made to one day be the voice for animals, and how he has carried through on this promise for jaguars by creating Panthera's Jaguar Corridor Initiative.
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Enjoy our photo of the day of an inquisitive leopard, taken in South Luangwa Natl Park, Zambia, by our partner, William Burrard-Lucas using a remote controlled 'BeetleCam' or buggy with a camera on top! See more unique BeetleCam photos of African wildlife. Learn about Panthera's leopard conservation work in South Africa.
Enjoy our photo of the day of a gorgeous snow leopard peering back at a camera trap in Soujia, China. This image was captured near one of Panthera's main study sites where, in collaboration with local NGO, Shan Shui, and the Snow Leopard Trust, camera traps are placed to monitor snow leopard behavior and assess population numbers in the area. Learn more about Panthera's Snow Leopard Conservation program.
Today, we surpassed our Anti-Poaching Campaign goal, and have raised over $120,000 in 6 weeks to help stop the war on wildlife. We couldn't have done this without you. Your donation, 100% of which goes to the field, is already at work around the world protecting big cats.
From all of us at Panthera, thank you for being champions for wildlife. We are deeply grateful for your unwavering commitment and continued support of our conservation efforts to ensure a future for the world's wild cats.
The Panthera Team
This month, Panthera raised $100,000 to help stop the war on wildlife. Join Panthera, stand with the rangers, and protect wildlife by helping us surpass our goal and donating to Panthera’s Anti-Poaching Campaign. Read our '5 Reasons to Donate Today' below to learn how your contribution can help stop the war on wildlife.
The Weather Channel’s New Film Series Features Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, in ‘A Boy’s Promise’
The Weather Channel has just launched a new film series entitled Brink that highlights eco-heroes and organizations fighting to save the world’s wildlife. As part of this series, a new, short film entitled 'A Boy's Promise' has just been released featuring the conservation work of Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, to save the jaguar and other big cats from the brink. Learn about Dr. Rabinowitz's severe stutter as a child and his promise to one day be the voice for animals, including the elusive jaguar. Also learn about the threats facing the Americas’ largest wild cat today and what Panthera is doing to ensure a future for the jaguar.
Fostering and cultivating the next generation of wild cat scientists is a key component of Panthera’s mission. As such, Panthera maintains a number of award, grant, fellowship and prize programs, including the Kaplan Graduate Awards, the Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation (LCAOF) Jaguar Research Grant Program, the Small Cat Action Fund, and the Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for the Next Generation in Wild Cat Conservation. We’re excited to announce that Panthera’s 2013 applications and Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for these programs are now open:
Enjoy our photo of the day of a brave little frog resting on a tiger cub! This photo was taken at a waterhole in India's Bandhavgarh National Park by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. See more beautiful tiger photography and learn how Panthera is working to protect this iconic species in Steve's NatGeo book, 'Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat.' Learn more & pre-order
Press Release: New Strides in Wild Cat Conservation - Panama and Panthera Establish Historic Jaguar Protection Agreement
Panama-Panthera Agreement Launches Nation’s First Officially Recognized Jaguar Conservation Strategy
Panama City, Panama – A significant victory was achieved for the future of jaguars this week with the establishment of an historic conservation agreement by the government of Panama and Panthera, a global big cat conservation organization.