Besides elephants, lions are the quintessential symbol of wild Africa, used as icons of strength and power in national flags, coats of arms, historical and contemporary art, and logos of sports teams and private enterprises around the globe. However, few people realize that this iconic animal is under serious threat.
As reported by The Los Angeles Times and CNN, the American Library Association has awarded 'A Boy and a Jaguar,' the 2014 children's book by Panthera's CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, the Schneider Family Book Award. Winning the Young Children's Book category, 'A Boy and a Jaguar' was selected as a book that “embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience.”
By Dr. Paul Funston, Panthera’s Senior Director of Lion and Cheetah Programs
Leading the pack in terms of lions in the Zambezi Region of Namibia is the Horseshoe Pride. Living in the Kwando Core Area of Bwabwata National Park, the Horseshoe pride and its descendants are key to the recovery of lions in the Zambezi Region
Panthera and Rainforest Trust Offer New Protection for the Jaguar and World's Largest Wetland
New York, NY - In time for World Wetlands Day, Panthera Board Member Duncan McFarland and his wife Ellen have committed $1 Million to a partnership between Panthera and Rainforest Trust to buy the Jofre Velho Ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.
Panthera has just released our first newsletter of 2015!
Read the January edition to learn about the world premiere of the new film, Tiger Tiger, at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week, which follows Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz as he searches for tigers in the Sundarbans.
A team of scientists has captured the first ever video of one of the least known and most elusive wild cats on earth – the African golden cat – hunting during daylight in Kibale National Park, Uganda.
A new National Geographic Cat Watch blog post by Panthera Puma Program Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, describes the awesome 'fortresses' pumas use to birth and nurse their kittens.
On Tuesday, January 21st, The Government of India released the preliminary report on the 'Status of Tigers in India, 2014'. Panthera and Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) congratulate the extraordinary efforts of the National Tiger Conservation Authority and The Government of India in what is an incredible achievement
A new Panthera co-authored publication released by Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation, reports on how predators, like jaguars, and people compete for wild meat in Belize.