The Roar Report

19 May

Panthera Partner Jigmet Dadul Receives Carl Zeiss Wildlife Conservation Award

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Panthera congratulates our partner and conservationist Jigmet Dadul on receiving the 2014 Carl Zeiss Wildlife Conservation Award - a prize bestowed annually to a select group of wildlife conservationists, managers, and researchers to honor their contribution to wildlife conservation. Serving as Senior Program Manager with the Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust (SLC-IT) since its inception in 2000, Jigmet works with local communities and various government and non-governmental organizations throughout Ladakh, India to reduce human-snow leopard conflict by developing local education, conservation and research programs.

15 May

Outside Magazine Travels with Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz to Investigate the Tigers of the Sundarbans

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Situated in both India and Bangladesh, the Sundarbans is a region uniquely defined by water, home to the largest delta and mangrove forest in the world, and one of the last strongholds for the endangered tiger, now estimated to number fewer than 3,200 in the wild. In this landscape, Outside Magazine recently embarked on an expedition with Panthera’s CEO and renowned tiger scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, to investigate the tigers of the Sundarbans, and this week, the story of this journey has been unveiled in a new article entitled ‘Five Hundred Pounds of Stealth’.

15 May

May 16: Panthera VP Dr. George Schaller Presentation on ‘Conservation Challenges on the Tibetan Plateau’ in San Francisco

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On Friday, May 16th, at 7pm, Panthera’s Vice President, Dr. George Schaller, will present on Wildlife and Nomads: Conservation Challenges on the High Tibetan Plateau at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Club in the city’s illustrious Presidio. Speaking as part of the Presidio’s Crown Jewels lecture series and exhibit, Dr. Schaller will share stories from his years spent researching the wildlife of the high Tibetan Plateau

14 May

Photo of the Day

© Paul Funston/Panthera

Check out this adorable lion cub pic just shared by Panthera's Lion Program Senior Director, Dr. Paul Funston, from the Zambezi region of Namibia! Today, the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area is home to one of the largest lion populations in Africa. Given its significance for the future of the African lion, Panthera launched a lion conservation project in Zambezi this year with the Namibian Ministry of the Environment & the Kwando Carnivore Project. Read up on this cub's pride, consisting of two lionesses known by locals as ‘Thelma and Louise,’ other prides in the region and Panthera's work to protect them.

13 May

Press Release: Leopard Conservation Given Spotlight It Deserves With Establishment of Critical International Agreement

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Baku, Azerbaijan – New strides for the future of the Caucasian (or Persian) leopard were made last week with the establishment of a conservation agreement between Panthera, the world’s leading wild cat conservation organization, and the International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) of Azerbaijan.

12 May

Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz Honored by The Stuttering Foundation

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In celebration of National Stuttering Awareness Week (May 12-18), The Stuttering Foundation is hosting a private gala reception tomorrow in New York City honoring Panthera’s CEO and Stuttering Foundation spokesman, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, along with several other authors. Dr. Rabinowitz will read his recently published and first children’s book at the event, entitled A Boy and a Jaguar, which shares Dr.

09 May

Celebrate Mom and Big Cats on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 11th

This Sunday, May 11th, is Mother’s Day. Show your love for Mom and support big cats with one of Panthera's gifts!

Browse Panthera’s e-store to purchase one of our beautiful jaguar paw necklaces, available in gold and silver, and other Panthera gear including t-shirts, hats, water bottles and more at shop.panthera.org. Looking for something else? Adopt a Cat in honor of Mom, make a direct donation to Panthera or send a personalized big cat Mother’s Day e-card.

07 May

Press Release: Shania Twain Raises Her Voice for Wild Leopards

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Shania Twain today announced a new role in her extraordinary career, as a big cat conservationist with the world’s leading cat conservation organization, Panthera. Twain, international superstar, and the world's best-selling female country artist of all time is the Global Ambassador for Panthera's newly launched leopard conservation initiative, Project Pardus

06 May

Order Panthera CEO’s First Children’s Book: A Boy and a Jaguar, Released Today

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Panthera is excited to share that the first children’s book written by CEO and wild cat scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, entitled A Boy and a Jaguar, was released today and can now be ordered through publishing house Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

01 May

The Age: No More Time to Lose for Lions

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A new article by Australian newspaper, The Age, entitled ‘No Time to Lose for Lions,’ reports on a Panthera-led study released in January confirming the dire state of the estimated 250 adult lions left in all of West Africa. Featuring an interview with the study’s lead author and Panthera's Lion Program Survey Coordinator Dr. Philip Henschel