A recent National Geographic article reports on new, rare photos of leopard infanticide captured in Botswana’s Okavango Delta by photographer Ryan Green. Read the article now to learn what Panthera’s President, Dr. Luke Hunter, had to say about the cause of infanticide in big cats, and the prevalence of this behavior in leopard populations near South Africa’s Kruger National Park.
Read an excerpt from the article here:
Enjoy our heartwarming photo of the day of a mother & cub in Bandhavgarh National Park, India, taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. Can you imagine a world without tigers? Neither can we. Learn more about Panthera's Tigers Forever program which focuses solely on mitigating & eliminating the key threats facing wild tigers, with a goal of increasing tiger numbers at key sites by 50% over the next 10 years.
April 18-21: Reairing of ‘A Voice for the Animals’ Interview with Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz
From Thursday, April 18th, to Sunday, April 21st, Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz’s interview on American Public Radio’s On Being program (formerly the Speaking of Faith program) will re-air across the country on over 289 public radio stations. Click here to listen to a condensed version of the interview in this re-airing or check your local listings @ http://bit.ly/16ycL5s to see when 'A Voice for the Animals' will broadcast in your area.
On Monday, India's Supreme Court green lighted the translocation of a group of Asiatic lions from Gujarat state's Gir forest to the Kuno game sanctuary in neighboring Madhya Pradesh state.
Enjoy our photo of the day of a lion taking a nice long stretch in Davison Camp, Zimbabwe! Check out Panthera's lion fact sheet to learn about the lion's habitat and threats to survival.
Learn more about how Panthera is working to ensure a future for this magnificent big cat through Project Leonard.
Recently, a journalist from the Global Post visited Costa Rica's Tortuguero National Park, situated in the northeast Caribbean, to report on the fascinating findings of a jaguar research study carried out by Panthera grantee and National University of Costa Rica student, Stephanny Arroyo. Supported by Panthera and Global Vision International, Arroyo used camera traps to study local jaguars' eating habits and other behavior, and in the process, found that the jaguars in this particular region engaged in atypically social behavior, including eating, travelling and playing together.
Enjoy our photo of the day of a handsome jaguar on the bank of the Cuiaba River in the Brazilian Pantanal. Today, the Pantanal ecosystem is one of the most biologically rich habitats in the world. By conserving jaguars, Panthera's Pantanal Jaguar Project is protecting this ecosystem and the thousands of bird, plant, fish, reptile, mammal and other species that share their home with the jaguar.
Learn more about Panthera's Pantanal Jaguar Project
Our photo of the day of shows a cheetah mother & her two cubs in South Africa's Phinda Private Game Reserve! This photo was taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter, who visited Phinda last summer to document the leopard conservation work being carried out through Panthera's Munyawana Leopard Project. Learn more about Panthera's efforts to protect Africa's leopards.
Watch Panthera’s newest video from the field showing Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, uncovering a cougar kill in South America’s Patagonia region and explaining how Patagonian cougars hide their prey from scavenging Andean condors.
Read a story from Panthera’s March newsletter – Cougars vs. Condors: Competing for Meat in Patagonia – to learn what Dr. Elbroch recently uncovered about the distinctive hunting habits of the Patagonian cougar, and how Andean condors impact this behavior.