Jaguar

05 May

‘Napoleon’ the Donkey: Protector of Cattle and Jaguars

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.

22 Apr

Press Release: Mexico and Panthera Unite for Jaguar Conservation

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. 

09 Apr

Panthera Remembers Arturo ‘Ben’ Ramos

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.

02 Apr

Protecting Jaguars in the Pantanal

By Dr. Howard Quigley, Panthera’s Jaguar Program Executive Director

The Brazilian Pantanal is a window into a prehistoric past, where all things are giant. Giant armadillos, anteaters, river otters, anacondas, capybara, and the world’s largest jaguars.

25 Mar

Video: NatGeo ‘For the Love of Jaguars’ Presentation by Panthera’s CEO Dr. Rabinowitz

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Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz recently gave a presentation entitled ‘For the Love of Jaguars’ at National Geographic Live in Washington, D.C. Speaking to a packed house, Dr. Rabinowitz brought viewers into the mysterious world of the elusive jaguar, which ranges from Mexico to Argentina, and described Panthera’s efforts throughout Latin America to conserve this species.

02 Mar

Just Released: February Newsletter

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Read Panthera’s February newsletter to learn about the new commitment made by the government of Colombia and Panthera to protect the jaguars of Latin America and watch video coverage aired by Al Jazeera English on this new development.

27 Feb

Saving Jaguars - Protecting Wild Latin America

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Jaguars are the face of all things wild for Latin America. Ranging from Argentina to Mexico - they've evolved over millions of years to survive. 

The sturdiest of the big cats, they roam between protected areas, through ranches, plantations, across rivers and dams, through the human landscape. Their ability to move and adapt has resulted in them remaining as a single species across their entire range.

26 Feb

Video: Al Jazeera English Reports on Panthera’s Landmark Jaguar Conservation Agreement with Colombia

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Earlier this week, Al Jazeera English aired a video reporting on Panthera’s recent signing of a landmark conservation agreement with the government of Colombia to protect the future of the Americas’ largest wild cat – the jaguar.

20 Feb

Press Release: Colombia Reinstates Its Commitment to Jaguars

Panthera

Bogotá – The jaguar was awarded renewed protection yesterday with the establishment of the second conservation agreement between the government of Colombia and Panthera, an organization dedicated to the preservation of wild cats around the globe.

12 Feb

Panthera Remembers Correspondent Bob Simon

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