28 Jan

Rooting out Jaguar Poo with the World’s Ultimate Search Engine – Google the Dog


Through the Jaguar Corridor Initiative, Panthera’s Costa Rica-based jaguar research team has taken on a new and unique four-legged partner named Google. Google, or as we like to call him “the ultimate search engine,” is a three year old, 76 pound German shorthaired pointer who is being trained for Panthera by Carlos Orozco of the Hablemos de Perros organization to identify and locate jaguar scat (feces) in the rainforests of Costa Rica.

06 Dec

Latest PopTech Conference “PopCast” with Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, David de Rothschild and Susan Casey

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Last week we shared the video “popcast” of Dr. Alan Rabinowitz’s presentation at the 2010 PopTech Conference in November.  Now, we’d like to share another interesting PopTech video of the Q&A session in which Dr. Rabinowitz participated alongside fellow PopTech presenters David de Rothschild and Susan Casey. Watch this video now to hear the panelists discuss the relationship between fear, risk, passion and failure in their careers, what the conservation world needs to succeed and Dr.

03 Dec

A Holiday Message from Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

Snow Leopard

Read a message from Panthera President and CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, and learn about what you can do this holiday season to help Panthera save big cats, including making a contribution to Panthera in honor of someone. This gift will enable Panthera to further help protect big cats around the world, and will be remembered long after other presents are forgotten. Happy Holidays!

30 Nov

Just Released: PopTech Video Presentation by Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

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Last month, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz presented at the 2010 PopTech Conference in Camden, Maine to discuss “Brilliant Accidents, Necessary Failures and Improbable Breakthroughs” in the wild cat conservation field. PopTech has just released a video of Alan’s presentation to the public – a lecture for which he received one of only three of the conference’s standing ovations!

12 Nov

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz on National Geographic Weekend Radio – Sunday, November 14, 12pm EST


Got plans for the weekend? Tune in to National Geographic Weekend Radio this Sunday at 12pm EST on XM/Sirius channel 133 to hear Dr. Rabinowitz, Panthera’s President and CEO, discuss his life-long love of animals, his first encounter with the jaguars of Belize and the relationships he built with local ranchers to stop the hunting of jaguars, setting up the world’s largest tiger reserve in Myanmar, and other exciting stories. The program will also air Sunday in Washington, D.C. on 1500 AM at 10pm EST and at different times this Sunday on various AM/FM stations throughout the country.

14 Oct

First Camera Trap Photo of a Jaguar Captured in Honduras’ Jeanette Kawas National Park

Female jaguar caught on camera trap

In our April newsletter edition, we shared that there has been an increase in the number of jaguar sightings in Jeanette Kawas  National Park (JKNP) – one of the largest protected areas in northwestern Honduras.  Just weeks ago, Panthera’s Honduras Jaguar Coordinator, Franklin Castañeda, journeyed through JKNP to check the last 5 c

08 Oct

92Y Event – Jaguars: Americas’ Success Story

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

On November 14, Panthera’s President and CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz will join Jane Alexander, a well-known actress, caring environmentalist, and member of Panthera’s Conservation Council, for the Jaguars: Americas’ Success Story lecture at Manhattan’s 92Y.  Join us at 7:30pm to hear Dr. Rabinowitz and Ms.

07 Oct

Conflict Expert, Rafael Hoogesteijn, on the air explaining tracking jaguars on the ground

Jaguar tracks in the sand

Rafael Hoogesteijn, Panthera’s Jaguar-Cattle Conflict Coordinator and Veterinarian based in Brazil, was recently interviewed on Cincinnati’s 91.7 WVXU radio program, along with other researchers, to share strategies Panthera is using to carry out effective jaguar conservation, and discuss some of the common obstacles faced while working in the rain forests and wetlands within jaguar habitat.

22 Jul

A Voice for the Animals: A Speaking of Faith Interview with Dr. Alan Rabinowitz

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz
Jaguar peeping through grass

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, Panthera’s President and CEO, was recently featured on American Public Media's Speaking of Faith program. Download the podcast to hear Dr. Rabinowitz discuss his wildlife conservation crusade to give “A Voice for the Animals."

07 Dec

Huffington Post Cat Tales: Ah Puch

Alan Rabinowitz
Jaguar feeding on cow, Pantanal, Brazil

Panthera recently gathered stories from our scientists, researchers and partners about their favorite encounters with big cats in the wild. Below is a story from Panthera President and CEO Alan Rabinowitz, This "Cat Tale" is the second in our series of seven.