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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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18 Nov

Panthera's Leopard Project in South Africa Featured on CNN Saturday Morning News Program

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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 this weekend. CNN anchors T.J. Holmes and Nadia Bilchik discussed how Tristan 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).
18 Nov

From the Desk of Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz: ‘A Cry for the Tiger’

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Dear Friends,

I'm writing to you today from Corbett National Park in India, one of the most well known tiger reserves in the world. Many of the world's leading tiger experts, including my colleagues from Panthera and I, are here at our 5th Annual Tigers Forever meeting - to assess our progress towards achieving tiger and prey increases in key landscapes across the tiger's range.

17 Nov

A Message from Panthera Vice President Dr. George Schaller on ‘Politics and Big Cats’

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National Geographic has just published an insightful letter written by Panthera Vice President Dr. George Schaller on ‘Politics and Big Cats.’ Read this message to hear what ‘the founding father of wildlife conservation’ has to say about the encouraging developments in conservation science that he has seen over the years and the distressing decline in wild cat and other wildlife numbers that he has witnessed over the past half century. Learn what Dr. Schaller has to say about the new approach that is needed to save the world’s wild cats.

15 Nov

Panthera Featured in National Geographic Magazine Article - A Cry for the Tiger

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National Geographic has just released a new article, A Cry for the Tiger, featuring interviews with Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz and Panthera Founder Dr. Thomas Kaplan, along with breathtaking photographs of wild tigers taken by Panthera Media Director Steve Winter. Read the article now to learn about why we are losing the tiger and and highlights the effective conservation strategies being implemented today through Panthera's Tigers Forever program to save the Endangered tiger.

Read A Cry for the Tiger here.

15 Nov

Panthera President Dr. Luke Hunter Interviewed on WXVU Radio Show

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Panthera President and big cat expert, Dr. Luke Hunter, was recently interviewed on WVXU Radio's Cincinnati Edition (US) by Thane Maynard, Director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Hear what Dr. Hunter has to say about the future of big cats and the aggressive methods the conservation community and the world must use to save these species.