The Roar Report

20 May

What Does It Take to Save a Leopard?


Believe it or not, $30 can save the life of a leopard.

You may have heard about Panthera's Furs for Life Leopard Project and the high-quality, faux leopard print replicas we've created to replace real leopard skins used as capes in religious ceremonies in southern Africa.

19 May

New Studies Report on the Conservation of Africa’s Leopards


Last month, two new scientific publications on the conservation of Africa’s leopards were published by PLoS ONE.

Co-authored by Panthera’s President Dr. Luke Hunter, Leopard Program Director Dr. Guy Balme and Leopard Program Coordinator Tristan Dickerson, the studies examined the susceptibility of leopards to trophy hunting and the dispersal patterns of a leopard population recovering from over-harvest. 

 Read the publications: 

15 May

The Story of Chinga and Her Cub


‘Chinga’ was one of the first and most memorable leopards I had the privilege to study through Panthera’s Munyawana Leopard Project in South Africa.

Collared from the age of two, Chinga was uniquely calm and social with people, making her somewhat of a local celebrity.

14 May

New Photo of Male Lion in Gabon


In March, conservationists celebrated the sighting of a young male lion in Batéké Plateau National Park in south eastern Gabon, where lions were believed
to be locally extinct.

13 May

FOX News Covers #IFAKEIT Campaign Led by Shania Twain and Panthera

Fox News has aired a report on the #IFAKEIT social media campaign led by international superstar Shania Twain and Panthera to raise awareness about the plight of the world’s wild leopards.

12 May

A Field Guide to the Tiger


In a recent article for Wild Travel Magazine, Panthera’s Tiger Program Manager Dr. Ming Wong shares an overview of the world’s largest big cat – the endangered tiger.

12 May

Photos from the Field: Wild Dogs Inspect Panthera’s Camera Traps

As part of Panthera’s Project Pardus, our scientists are carrying out a leopard survey in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa to learn more about the state of the species in this region, its distribution, population size and how it can be better protected by Panthera’s biologists.

11 May

Study Shows “Collapse” of World’s Largest Herbivores


A new study published in the May 1 issue of Science Advances has reported that 60% of the world’s largest herbivores are now facing extinction, and the effects on other wildlife, ecosystems and humans could be catastrophic.

11 May

The Sling Award 2015 to benefit Panthera


Panthera has been selected as the beneficiary charity by Peter F. Heering for their “Here’s To The Tiger” campaign, which celebrates the Singapore Sling’s 100th anniversary.

08 May

Send a Big Cat E-Card for Mother’s Day

Celebrate the Moms of the world this Sunday, May 10th, by sending a gift that gives back to big cats! Personalize one of Panthera’s big cat e-cards for just $10 to let Mom know how much she means to you. 

Want to go bigger? Check out Panthera’s gift packages to adopt a cat in honor of a mother in your life, sponsor a camera trap and more.