The Roar Report

16 Mar

Reuters and BBC Africa Report on Lions Making a Comeback in Gabon

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News is spreading quickly that lions may be making a comeback in Gabon after Reuters reported on a press release issued by Panthera, The Aspinall Foundation and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology's Pan African Programme last week.

12 Mar

Press Release: Lions Making a Comeback in Gabon

New footage shows evidence of a lion, believed to be nationally extinct, in southeastern Gabon

New York, NY – New footage out of southeastern Gabon has captured a male lion on camera in a region where the species was believed by scientists to be “locally extinct.”

11 Mar

Vox.com Features Panthera’s Footage in Compilation of ‘The Best Wild Cat Videos’

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Vox.com has just published a video compilation entitled ‘The Best Cat Videos Come from the Wild,’ featuring camera trap footage captured by Panthera, our partners and various other conservation organization around the world. Watch the video below to see incredible footage of wild tigers, clouded leopards, African golden cats and many other wild cat species around the globe.

10 Mar

Wild Yaks: Shaggy Barometers of Climate Change

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A new study co-authored by Panthera's Vice President, Dr. George Schaller, and led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has revealed that climate change and past hunting in the remote Tibetan Plateau is forcing female yaks onto steeper and steeper terrain. As shared in the report published by Nature, female yaks are travelling to higher ground in search of snow needed to produce milk for their young.

06 Mar

‘Tiger Tiger’ Film Featuring Panthera’s CEO Dr. Rabinowitz Wins DC Environmental Film Festival Award

‘Tiger Tiger,’ a new film featuring Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, has won the first ever William W. Warner Beautiful Swimmers Award from the DC Environmental Film Festival.

05 Mar

The Horseshoe Pride – Part 2

By Dr. Paul Funston, Panthera’s Senior Director of Lion and Cheetah Programs

Dispersal is a fascinating and largely understudied aspect of lion ecology. Among other behaviors, Panthera has been monitoring the dispersal patterns of the Horseshoe Pride in the Zambezi region of Namibia for just over a year now, as part of a lion conservation project carried out with the Namibian Ministry of the Environment and the Kwando Carnivore Project. 

03 Mar

Press Release: The Leopard is Thrown a Lifeline

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Peace Parks Foundation and Cartier Join Forces with Panthera to Protect Southern Africa’s Leopards

New York, NY – In time for World Wildlife Day, Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) has joined forces with Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organization, in a new partnership to protect and revive southern Africa’s leopard populations.

02 Mar

Just Released: February Newsletter

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Read Panthera’s February newsletter to learn about the new commitment made by the government of Colombia and Panthera to protect the jaguars of Latin America and watch video coverage aired by Al Jazeera English on this new development.

27 Feb

Saving Jaguars - Protecting Wild Latin America

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Jaguars are the face of all things wild for Latin America. Ranging from Argentina to Mexico - they've evolved over millions of years to survive. 

The sturdiest of the big cats, they roam between protected areas, through ranches, plantations, across rivers and dams, through the human landscape. Their ability to move and adapt has resulted in them remaining as a single species across their entire range.

26 Feb

Video: Al Jazeera English Reports on Panthera’s Landmark Jaguar Conservation Agreement with Colombia

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Earlier this week, Al Jazeera English aired a video reporting on Panthera’s recent signing of a landmark conservation agreement with the government of Colombia to protect the future of the Americas’ largest wild cat – the jaguar.