The Roar Report

23 Jan

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/National Geographic


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23 Jan

Panthera’s Lion Program Director Featured in Africa Geographic Article on Africa’s Close-Encounter Wildlife Programs

Tourists observing lions from the safety of a vehicle

A recent Africa Geographic Magazine article entitled ‘Think Before you Walk’ discusses whether the large number of captive-breeding, interactive & close-encounter wildlife programs throughout Africa actually contribute to the conservation of the animals they exploit, as many of the operations currently claim. Read the article for more information and to see what Panthera's Lion Program Director, Dr. Guy Balme, has to say about these captive-breeding and close-encounter programs. Be sure to check out the following quote from Dr. Balme, pulled from the Africa Geographic article:

20 Jan

Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, Discusses How to Successfully Save Big Cats on TreeHugger Radio

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Listen to a TreeHugger Radio interview with Panthera’s CEO and big cat expert, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, to learn about the state of big cats and the increasing threats they face through direct hunting, loss of their prey due to overhunting by humans and the destruction and fragmentation of their natural habitats.

18 Jan

Photo of the Day

Nick Garbutt

Female Jaguar overlooking the Piquiri River, a tributary of Cuiaba River, Northern Pantanal, Brazil.

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13 Jan

Photo of the Day

Brett Pearson

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12 Jan

USA Today Highlights Panthera Co-Authored SciPub on Africa’s Trophy Hunting Industry

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A PLoS ONE scientific publication co-authored by Panthera’s scientists, Peter Lindsey and Guy Balme, on the significance of African lions for the financial viability of the trophy hunting industry was recently posted on USA Today’s ScienceFair Forum. This study assessed the significance of lions to the financial viability of trophy hunting across five African countries – Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Namibia - to help determine the economic impact and advisability of recently proposed restrictions to limit or ban the import o

11 Jan

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/Panthera

A beautiful landscape of the Grand Tetons, the area north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where Panthera is carrying out the Teton Cougar Project in partnership with Craighead Beringia South.

Learn more about Panthera's Teton Cougar Project.

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11 Jan

Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter, Wins Grand Prize from 2011 Nature Images Awards

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We are proud to announce that Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter, has won the Grand Prize in all categories and First Prize in the Nature and Societies Category from the 2011 Nature Images Awards for his photographs of the Endangered tiger, other wildlife and people that populate the grasslands of Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India. The prize-winning photos and stories from the 2011 Nature Images Awards will be published in the February edition of Terre Sauvage magazine, which will be available at the end of January.