The leopard is one of the most gorgeous big cats I have had the fortune to observe in the wild. Much of my life's work has centered around protecting this magnificent big cat, but the threats facing the leopard today are dire. Many populations across Africa are now in free fall.
A herd of cattle in Belize has a new and unlikely protector: a donkey named Napoleon.
In this Central American nation, and throughout the jaguar’s 18 nation range, farmers and livestock owners suffer livestock losses to various predators, including coyotes, pumas and jaguars.
As the Director of Panthera's Snow Leopard program in Tajikistan, Tanya Rosen is all too familiar with the devastating effects of illegal trophy hunting on this endangered species.
Panthera’s April newsletter has just been issued, and the leading story repots on the launch of the #IFAKEIT social media campaign. Harnessing the power of social media and aiming to raise awareness about the threats facing wild leopards, the campaign was launched by Panthera’s Leopard Ambassador and international superstar Shania Twain.
New York, NY – Several Senators from Mexico and Panthera, an organization dedicated to the conservation of wild cats worldwide, achieved a significant step toward jaguar protection yesterday. In Mexico City, Senator Gabriela Cuevas, President of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Mexican Senate, led the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Panthera’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz.
Yesterday the government of Mexico, Panthera, and its local conservation partners achieved a new victory for the jaguar in Mexico by committing to protect the species throughout the country.
It is with great sadness that Panthera announces the passing of Arturo Ramos, Panthera’s field technician who worked throughout the country’s Central Belize Jaguar Corridor. Also known as ‘Ben’ to his family and friends, Arturo had worked with Panthera’s Belize Jaguar Team since 2009 through the Jaguar Corridor Initiative.
In a newly released video, Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo has highlighted its ten-year, $1 million partnership with Panthera to conserve the endangered Malayan tiger.
We are proud to share that Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, has been awarded a Master Tracker Certificate from CyberTracker Conservation – a South African nonprofit organization that promotes the development of global environmental monitoring.