Read Panthera’s newly released ‘2011 Year in Review’ Report to learn about the exciting conservation achievements Panthera has made over the last year to protect the world’s wild cats. Learn how Panthera and Save the Tiger Fund (STF), two of the most influential and successful tiger conservation groups, joined forces this year to increase critical resources available for strategic tiger conservation. Find out about Panthera’s work, with our partner Living with Lions, to expand the Lion Guardians program to three new sites in Tanzania and Zimbabwe in 2011.
As part of ‘Big Cat Week,’ National Geographic WILD has debuted two new films featuring Panthera's jaguar projects in Belize and Brazil, and the Teton Cougar Project, run in partnership with Craighead Beringia South. Hunt for the Shadow Cat, which features Panthera’s Jaguar Corridor Initiative and Pantanal Jaguar Project, will be aired this evening at 10pm et/pt.
As part of 'Big Cat Week,' National Geographic WILD will air the BBC series ‘Lost Land of the Tiger,’ featuring Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, on Wednesday, December 14, at 9pm et/pt.
Tune in to watch Dr. Alan Rabinowitz & a team of scientists as they travel through Bhutan in search of tigers. Click here to view the Nat Geo Wild television schedule.
Panthera’s Executive Director of Jaguar Programs and Teton Cougar Project Director, Dr. Howard Quigley, was recently interviewed on the Wild About Pets radio show. Watch a pictorial video of this interview to learn about the Americas’ two biggest cats – jaguars and cougars. Find out what makes jaguars and cougars so remarkable and learn about the critical roles they play in balancing ecosystems for other animal species, and humans.
Our photo of the day shows a precious lion cub in Nigeria's Yankari Game Reserve. Sadly, lion sightings like this are rare in Nigeria, as surveys by Panthera, WCS Nigeria and the Nigerian National Park Service for Jan-Aug of 2009 established that Nigeria is home to fewer than 50 lions.
For more information on this lion cub, read the full story in our April 2011 Newsletter
Help save cubs like this-symbolically adopt a lion cub as part of our holiday campaign @ http://www.panthera.org/gifts.