Posted this week on David Braun’s National Geographic News Watch blog is an interesting interview with Panthera's Vice President and one of the founding fathers of wildlife conservation, Dr. George Schaller, on the world’s largest sheep - the Marco Polo sheep.
In partnership with The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation, Panthera is excited to announce the launch of the new Sabin Snow Leopard Grants Program. This new grants program will provide up to $100,000 a year to support in situ conservation projects for snow leopards across Asia.
It is with heavy hearts that our team at Panthera remembers Bob Simon, a CBS 60 Minutes correspondent, foreign reporter, an icon in the news world, and a champion for wildlife. Bob Simon and his producer Tom Anderson accompanied Panthera's Chairman, Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan, CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz and other staff to our project site in the Brazilian Pantanal in September 2010
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.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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.