Check out our photo of the day of a curious leopard cub in South Africa's Ithala Game Reserve, taken through Panthera's KwaZulu-Natal Leopard Monitoring Project carried out in collaboration with Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife, iSimangaliso Park Authority and Wildlife ACT. Did you know you can volunteer for this project by joining the Wildlife ACT team, who are responsible for looking after our camera traps in the field? Learn more about volunteering at www.wildlifeact.com . Also learn how Panthera's work helped rewrite conservation policy to ensure the long-term future of leopards in this region through the Munyawana Leopard Project.
On Saturday, August 9th, at 6pm, Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will deliver the keynote address, entitled ‘Connecting the Dots: Saving the World’s Big Cat Species,’ at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Annual Meeting and Summer Celebration.
Since 2012, Panthera has participated in #GivingTuesday – an annual campaign organized by 92nd Street Y and other major partners to encourage more and better charitable giving at the start of the holiday season on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.
Jackson Hole News & Guide Features Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project and Findings on ‘Cougar Communities’
Read a new Jackson Hole News & Guide article that discusses findings from Panthera's Teton Cougar Project showing that cougars, once thought of as solitary carnivores, are much more social than scientists previously thought.
Today marks World Ranger Day – one day of the year when the international community comes together to honor and support those men and women working on the ground around the world to protect wildlife, including wild cats, from their most pressing threats, including poaching for the illegal wildlife trade, retributive hunting due to conflict with local people, habitat loss and fragmentation and more.
Positive tiger conservation developments revealed at Panthera’s 7th annual Tigers Forever Meeting
New York, NY – New hope for the future of the endangered wild tiger was unveiled today by Panthera, the world’s leading wild cat conservation organization, on the fifth annual International Tiger Day.
Today marks International Tiger Day - a global day to raise awareness about the world’s largest wild cat, and what’s at stake. Unbeknownst to many, fewer than 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, and their survival is threatened due to rampant poaching for the illegal wildlife market, where their skins and body parts are traded at a high price.
The leopards of India most often make headlines due to conflict with local people, when leopard habitat abuts or overlaps land occupied by local communities, and also when spotlights are shined on other major threats facing the species, including poaching for the illegal wildlife market, on which their beautiful skins and organs fetch high prices, and loss and fragmentation of leopard habitat.
What's better - spots or stripes? Panthera's beautiful photo of the day features both - a cheetah, zebra and wildebeest on the African plains. Thanks to Panthera supporter, photographer and wildlife lover, Adam Rubin, for this and other stunning wildlife pics from Africa that help highlight Panthera's big cat conservation work throughout the continent. Learn more about Panthera's Project Leonardo
The BBC has reported that at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Chinese officials reportedly admitted that trade in tiger skins remains legal in China.