Times of India Interview with Panthera’s President, Dr. Luke Hunter, on the Translocation of India’s Asiatic Lions
Last week, we shared coverage of the recent, controversial decision by India’s Supreme Court to translocate a group of Asiatic lions from Gujarat state's Gir forest to the Kuno game sanctuary in neighboring Madhya Pradesh state, along with comments from Panthera’s President, Dr. Luke Hunter, on why this relocation will benefit the world’s last 300-400 Asiatic lions.
A new Jackson Hole News & Guide article entitled ‘Lives of Mountain Lions Unfold in Nighttime Videos’ features the work of Panthera's Teton Cougar Project scientists to uncover the secret lives of cougars living north of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Read the article now to learn how Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr.
A recent National Geographic article reports on new, rare photos of leopard infanticide captured in Botswana’s Okavango Delta by photographer Ryan Green. Read the article now to learn what Panthera’s President, Dr. Luke Hunter, had to say about the cause of infanticide in big cats, and the prevalence of this behavior in leopard populations near South Africa’s Kruger National Park.
Read an excerpt from the article here:
April 18-21: Reairing of ‘A Voice for the Animals’ Interview with Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz
From Thursday, April 18th, to Sunday, April 21st, Panthera CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz’s interview on American Public Radio’s On Being program (formerly the Speaking of Faith program) will re-air across the country on over 289 public radio stations. Click here to listen to a condensed version of the interview in this re-airing or check your local listings @ http://bit.ly/16ycL5s to see when 'A Voice for the Animals' will broadcast in your area.
On Monday, India's Supreme Court green lighted the translocation of a group of Asiatic lions from Gujarat state's Gir forest to the Kuno game sanctuary in neighboring Madhya Pradesh state.
Recently, a journalist from the Global Post visited Costa Rica's Tortuguero National Park, situated in the northeast Caribbean, to report on the fascinating findings of a jaguar research study carried out by Panthera grantee and National University of Costa Rica student, Stephanny Arroyo. Supported by Panthera and Global Vision International, Arroyo used camera traps to study local jaguars' eating habits and other behavior, and in the process, found that the jaguars in this particular region engaged in atypically social behavior, including eating, travelling and playing together.
Watch Panthera’s newest video from the field showing Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, uncovering a cougar kill in South America’s Patagonia region and explaining how Patagonian cougars hide their prey from scavenging Andean condors.
Read a story from Panthera’s March newsletter – Cougars vs. Condors: Competing for Meat in Patagonia – to learn what Dr. Elbroch recently uncovered about the distinctive hunting habits of the Patagonian cougar, and how Andean condors impact this behavior.
Recently, Wildlife Extra posted a new article on the one, critically endangered population of Asiatic cheetahs that remains on the Iranian plateau, and what recent Panthera-supported surveys have revealed about this dwindling population. Click here to read the article and learn more about Panthera's work to protect this wild cat through the Iranian Cheetah Project, in partnership with the Iranian Cheetah Society (ICS), Iran’s Department of the Environment (DoE), the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the United Nations Development Programme.
Read the April 2013 edition of Wild Travel Magazine to learn about Panthera's recent and historic agreement with the government of Guyana, which established the nation’s first official jaguar-focused conservation strategy.