23 Jun

Press Release: BBC Documentary ‘Mountain Lions: Big Cats In High Places’ Featuring Panthera Airs In UK


Sir David Attenborough Narrates BBC Film Uncovering the Secret Lives of Mountain Lions

New York, NY – A new BBC Natural World documentary entitled ‘Mountain Lions: Big Cats in High Places’ featuring Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project will air tonight in the United Kingdom at 8 p.m. on BBC Two.

Narrated by legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough, the film follows a year in the lives of two mountain lion mothers – known as F51 and F61 – and their kittens, studied through Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project in the spectacular southern Yellowstone Ecosystem.

17 Jun

Help Save a Big Cat this Father’s Day


If your dad loves the outdoors, cares about the environment or is a conservationist at heart, wish him a Happy Father’s Day with a big cat e-card from Panthera! Choose from one of six beautiful photographs, and personalize your card for just $10 -- which will go directly to Panthera’s education and conservation programs -- all in honor of Dad.

16 Jun

June 18 Seminar - Dr. Mark Elbroch on ‘Altruism in Mountain Lions'


On Thursday, June 18th, Dr. Mark Elbroch, Panthera’s Puma Project Leader, will kick off the 2015 University of Wyoming National Park Service’s Hank Harlow Summer Seminar series with a presentation on altruism in mountain lions, otherwise known as cougars or pumas.

15 Jun

New Study on Effectiveness of Law Enforcement and Informants in Protecting Sumatran Tigers


The June 10 issue of Journal of Applied Ecology included a new study about safeguarding Sumatran tigers through law enforcement patrols and local informant networks. Co-authored by our partners at Flora & Fauna International along with Panthera’s Population Ecologist Dr. Abishek Harihar and Tiger Program Manager Dr. Wai-Ming Wong

11 Jun

Press Release: Panthera’s Vice President Dr. George Schaller Receives National Geographic Society’s Hubbard Medal

Founding Father of Wildlife Conservation Awarded National Geographic Society's Highest Honor

New York, NY – Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organization, congratulates Vice President and legendary biologist Dr. George Schaller on receiving the National Geographic Society’s Hubbard Medal today for his lifetime commitment to conserving the world’s wildlife.

08 Jun

Video: Panthera's Chairman Dr. Thomas Kaplan Speaks at Milken Institute Global Conference

Panthera Founder and Chairman Dr. Thomas Kaplan recently spoke at a conference hosted by the Milken Institute about his passion for conservation, what Panthera is doing to protect the world’s most threatened big cats, and how The Global Alliance for Wild Cats is changing the game for wildlife conservation.

05 Jun

To Skin A Cat - Or Not


You've probably heard the phrase "there's more than one way to skin a cat." But at Panthera, we're trying desperately to stop leopards from being skinned at all!

03 Jun

Africa Point Interviews Panthera’s Furs for Life Leopard Project Consultant, Tristan Dickerson


Africa Point, a travel agency based in Nairobi, recently published an interview with Tristan Dickerson, Panthera’s Furs for Life Leopard Project Consultant, on his work to conserve the leopards of South Africa.

01 Jun

Just Released: Panthera’s May Newsletter

The leading story in Panthera’s May newsletter covers a new study on the “collapse” of 60% of the world’s largest herbivores, and how the the effects on other wildlife, ecosystems and humans could be catastrophic.

27 May

Twice Snared: The Story of Boz the Leopard


‘Boz’ was the dominant male leopard studied through Panthera’s Munyawana Leopard Project in South Africa. Known locally for his magnificent size, Boz had just reached his prime at nine years of age when we noticed his limp.