Leopard

27 May

Twice Snared: The Story of Boz the Leopard

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‘Boz’ was the dominant male leopard studied through Panthera’s Munyawana Leopard Project in South Africa. Known locally for his magnificent size, Boz had just reached his prime at nine years of age when we noticed his limp.

20 May

What Does It Take to Save a Leopard?

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Believe it or not, $30 can save the life of a leopard.

You may have heard about Panthera's Furs for Life Leopard Project and the high-quality, faux leopard print replicas we've created to replace real leopard skins used as capes in religious ceremonies in southern Africa.

19 May

New Studies Report on the Conservation of Africa’s Leopards

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Last month, two new scientific publications on the conservation of Africa’s leopards were published by PLoS ONE, and Co-authored by Panthera’s President Dr. Luke Hunter, Leopard Program Director Dr. Guy Balme and Leopard Program Coordinator Tristan Dickerson, the studies examined the susceptibility of leopards to trophy hunting and the dispersal patterns of a leopard population recovering from over-harvest.

19 May

New Studies Report on the Conservation of Africa’s Leopards

Panthera

Last month, two new scientific publications on the conservation of Africa’s leopards were published by PLoS ONE.

Co-authored by Panthera’s President Dr. Luke Hunter, Leopard Program Director Dr. Guy Balme and Leopard Program Coordinator Tristan Dickerson, the studies examined the susceptibility of leopards to trophy hunting and the dispersal patterns of a leopard population recovering from over-harvest. 

 Read the publications: 

15 May

The Story of Chinga and Her Cub

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‘Chinga’ was one of the first and most memorable leopards I had the privilege to study through Panthera’s Munyawana Leopard Project in South Africa.

Collared from the age of two, Chinga was uniquely calm and social with people, making her somewhat of a local celebrity.

07 May

Ensuring Life for Leopards

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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.

17 Mar

Panthera's Leopard Project 'Furs for Life' in the Spotlight

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“Lizwi Ncwane always stands powerful and proud alongside his fellow warriors. Clad in ceremonial attire, he raises his Zulu shield in a traditional dance, his beaded bare feet kicking up swirls of dust as they pound the earth. Like more and more devotees of the Shembe Church, Ncwane is satisfied with the leopard fur slung across his shoulders. It’s a near-perfect replica, few could ever spot it as a fake.”

03 Mar

Press Release: The Leopard is Thrown a Lifeline

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Peace Parks Foundation and Cartier Join Forces with Panthera to Protect Southern Africa’s Leopards

New York, NY – In time for World Wildlife Day, Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) has joined forces with Panthera, a global wild cat conservation organization, in a new partnership to protect and revive southern Africa’s leopard populations.

20 Jan

People vs. Predators – Competing for Wild Meat in Belize

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A new Panthera co-authored publication released by Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation, reports on how predators, like jaguars, and people compete for wild meat in Belize.

25 Nov

Pledge to Support Wild Cats on #GivingTuesday

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In just one week, you can make a powerful contribution to help secure the future of the world's wild cats in the New Year, and beyond. 

On Tuesday, December 2nd, people around the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday - a one-day global movement dedicated to inspiring meaningful and charitable contributions to causes that are changing our world for the better.