Preliminary density estimates for tigers in southern Sumatra are highest recorded for the island
New York, NY – In time for the third annual International Tiger Day, recent findings from a camera trap survey in Sumatra, Indonesia have uncovered a burgeoning tiger stronghold on an island that typically makes headlines for its rampant loss of forests and wildlife.
Our photo of the day is a handsome cougar in Montana taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. Did you know that cougars have the largest geographic range of any native terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere? While cougars are adaptable cats, their numbers are declining. Learn how Panthera is working to protect this species through the Teton Cougar Project.
Our photo of the day is an up close and personal view of a wild tiger in Madhya Pradesh, India, taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter, using a remote controlled camera! See how this image was captured in Steve's National Geographic Live Lecture, "Robot vs Tiger." The video includes a portion of Steve's 2011 presentation “On the Trail of the Tiger."
Our photo of the day shows a male jaguar along the bank of the Cuiaba River in the Brazilian Pantanal- the world’s largest wetland that is also home to the highest density of jaguars. Learn more about Panthera’s Pantanal Jaguar Project.
Our picture of the day shows a curious ocelot passing by a camera trap in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park, taken by Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter. Did you know that the ocelot is Latin America's third largest cat? The largest being the jaguar! Learn more about Yasuní National Park and see more of Steve’s beautiful photos in National Geographic's article “Rainforest for Sale." Learn more about the jaguar.
Two beautiful lionesses sparring in East Africa! Although the lion is one of Africa's most iconic animals, few people realize that the species has experienced massive declines in its population across the continent. Learn how Panthera is fighting to protect these magnificent cats throughout their range in Africa through Project Leonardo.
The Weather Channel has launched a new film series entitled Brink featuring the stories of six eco-heroes working to save wildlife, including Panthera's CEO and renowned wild cat scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz.
Watch 'A Boy's Promise' to learn about Dr. Rabinowitz, his childhood, and the promise he made to one day be the voice for animals, and how he has carried through on this promise for jaguars by creating Panthera's Jaguar Corridor Initiative.
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Enjoy our photo of the day of an inquisitive leopard, taken in South Luangwa Natl Park, Zambia, by our partner, William Burrard-Lucas using a remote controlled 'BeetleCam' or buggy with a camera on top! See more unique BeetleCam photos of African wildlife. Learn about Panthera's leopard conservation work in South Africa.
Enjoy our photo of the day of a gorgeous snow leopard peering back at a camera trap in Soujia, China. This image was captured near one of Panthera's main study sites where, in collaboration with local NGO, Shan Shui, and the Snow Leopard Trust, camera traps are placed to monitor snow leopard behavior and assess population numbers in the area. Learn more about Panthera's Snow Leopard Conservation program.
Today, we surpassed our Anti-Poaching Campaign goal, and have raised over $120,000 in 6 weeks to help stop the war on wildlife. We couldn't have done this without you. Your donation, 100% of which goes to the field, is already at work around the world protecting big cats.
From all of us at Panthera, thank you for being champions for wildlife. We are deeply grateful for your unwavering commitment and continued support of our conservation efforts to ensure a future for the world's wild cats.
The Panthera Team