The Roar Report

12 Feb

The Dire Conservation Status of Lions in West and Central Africa


Besides elephants, lions are the quintessential symbol of wild Africa, used as icons of strength and power in national flags, coats of arms, historical and contemporary art, and logos of sports teams and private enterprises around the globe. However, few people realize that this iconic animal is under serious threat.

10 Feb

The Washington Post Reports on 'Tiger Tiger' Film Featuring Dr. Alan Rabinowitz


The Washington Post recently reported on the upcoming DC Environmental Film Festival and the new film 'Tiger Tiger,' featuring Panthera's CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, that will premiere on the East Coast in March.

05 Feb

‘A Boy and a Jaguar’ Wins American Library Association Book Award

As reported by The Los Angeles Times and CNN, the American Library Association has awarded 'A Boy and a Jaguar,' the 2014 children's book by Panthera's CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, the Schneider Family Book Award. Winning the Young Children's Book category, 'A Boy and a Jaguar' was selected as a book that “embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience.”

04 Feb

The Horseshoe Pride

By Dr. Paul Funston, Panthera’s Senior Director of Lion and Cheetah Programs

Leading the pack in terms of lions in the Zambezi Region of Namibia is the Horseshoe Pride. Living in the Kwando Core Area of Bwabwata National Park, the Horseshoe pride and its descendants are key to the recovery of lions in the Zambezi Region

02 Feb

Press Release: Ellen and Duncan McFarland Invest $1 Million to Protect Brazilian Jaguar Habitat


Panthera and Rainforest Trust Offer New Protection for the Jaguar and World's Largest Wetland

New York, NY - In time for World Wetlands Day, Panthera Board Member Duncan McFarland and his wife Ellen have committed $1 Million to a partnership between Panthera and Rainforest Trust to buy the Jofre Velho Ranch in the Brazilian Pantanal.

30 Jan

Just Released: Panthera’s January Newsletter


Panthera has just released our first newsletter of 2015!

Read the January edition to learn about the world premiere of the new film, Tiger Tiger, at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week, which follows Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz as he searches for tigers in the Sundarbans.

27 Jan

First Known Footage of African Golden Cat Hunting in Daylight Captured in Uganda


A team of scientists has captured the first ever video of one of the least known and most elusive wild cats on earth – the African golden cat – hunting during daylight in Kibale National Park, Uganda.

26 Jan

NatGeo: Panthera’s Puma Program Leader Dr. Mark Elbroch Describes ‘A Fortress for Puma Kittens’


A new National Geographic Cat Watch blog post by Panthera Puma Program Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, describes the awesome 'fortresses' pumas use to birth and nurse their kittens.

22 Jan

Joint Statement by Panthera and WCT on the Government of India’s "Status of Tigers, 2014" Report


On Tuesday, January 21st, The Government of India released the preliminary report on the 'Status of Tigers in India, 2014'. Panthera and Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) congratulate the extraordinary efforts of the National Tiger Conservation Authority and The Government of India in what is an incredible achievement

20 Jan

People vs. Predators – Competing for Wild Meat in Belize


A new Panthera co-authored publication released by Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation, reports on how predators, like jaguars, and people compete for wild meat in Belize.