The Roar Report

30 Nov

Transcript of CNN Segment on Panthera’s ‘Faux Leopard Fur’ Project in South Africa

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Just weeks ago, Panthera's 'faux leopard fur' project in South Africa, lead by Panthera Leopard Program Coordinator Tristan Dickerson, was featured on CNN's Saturday morning news program. CNN anchors T.J. Holmes and Nadia Bilchik discussed how Dickerson has developed an affordable and realistic faux leopard fur and is working with leaders of South Africa's Shembe Baptist Church to replace real leopard skins worn during cultural and religious celebrations by Shembe followers (approximately 5-11 million members currently exist). We are excited to share the following transcript of the CNN segment with you.

30 Nov

Photo of the Day

Mark Johnson


This beautiful photo of a jaguar jumping onto a riverbank in Peru has been generously donated by a Panthera fan.

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29 Nov

Photo of the Day

Nick Garbutt


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28 Nov

Christine & Urs Breitenmoser Receive 2011 Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for Excellence in Cat Conservation

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Panthera is pleased to announce that the 2011 Rabinowitz-Kaplan Prize for Excellence in Cat Conservation has been awarded to wildlife conservationists Urs Breitenmoser and Christine Breitenmoser-Würsten. This prize is awarded biennially to senior conservationists who have dedicated their lives to the conservation of wild cats. This year, Panthera acknowledges a couple that has devoted their careers to advancing science and the conservation of wild cats, and who

28 Nov

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/National Geographic


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23 Nov

Give Thanks for Big Cats. Send a Panthera Thanksgiving E-Card.

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Give thanks for big cats! Show your loved ones you care about them, and saving big cats, with a Panthera Thanksgiving e-card! Personalize one or more of our five e-cards featuring stunning photographs of big cats for a minimum donation of $5 per e-card.

Click here to send your own Panthera Thanksgiving E-cards

Click here to make a more substantial donation to Panthera in honor of a loved one. 100% of your donation will go directly to the field.

22 Nov

Photo of the Day

Christian Sperka


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22 Nov

Just Released Video: Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz Speaks About ‘The Last Taron’ at The Moth

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Several weeks ago, Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz joined a select group of storytellers to speak at The Moth’s ‘Raise the Roof’ event at New York City’s Town Hall. We are excited to share that The Moth has just released the video of Dr. Rabinowitz’s talk – ‘The Last Taron.’ Watch this video below to see Dr. Rabinowitz share a touching story about his incredible encounters with ‘The Last Taron’ – an isolated community on the verge of self-imposed extinction - while working to create the world's largest tiger reserve in Myanmar's Hukaung Valley. Learn about what Dr.

21 Nov

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/Panthera


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