Tiger

19 Apr

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/ National Geographic

Enjoy our heartwarming photo of the day of a mother & cub in Bandhavgarh National Park, India, taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. Can you imagine a world without tigers? Neither can we. Learn more about Panthera's Tigers Forever program which focuses solely on mitigating & eliminating the key threats facing wild tigers, with a goal of increasing tiger numbers at key sites by 50% over the next 10 years.

See more wild cat photos on our Photo page and on Flickr.

29 Mar

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/ National Geographic

Our photo of the day features a stunning tiger from Bandhavgarh Natl Park, India, taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. Did you know that tigers living in tropical climates like South Asia are darker in coat & more richly striped, while paler & lightly striped tigers live in temperate areas? Learn more facts about these beautiful big cats & their threats.

See more wild cat photos on our Photo page and on Flickr.

15 Mar

Panthera’s VP Andrea Heydlauff Interviewed by The Huffington Post on the Rampant Trade in Tiger Parts

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The Huffington Post published a recent article on the trade of tiger bones in China, which are used in tonic wines thought to hold medicinal properties, and the damning impact of this trade on the Endangered tiger. Read the article and find out what Panthera's Vice President, Andrea Heydlauff, had to say about the tiger bone wine trade, the larger illegal wildlife market, the decline of Asia’s tiger populations over the last 100 years and what must be done by governments in Asia, conservation organizations like Panthera, and consumers around the world to halt this rampant and destructive trade.

11 Feb

Photo of the Day

Steve Winter/National Geographic

Our photo of the day, taken by Panthera’s Media Director Steve Winter, shows an impressively camouflaged tiger walking through tall grass in India’s Kaziranga National Park.

View Panthera's tiger infographic to learn more about the state of the tiger, its threats, status and how Panthera is working to protect this magnificent species through the Tigers Forever program.

See more wild cat photos on our Photo page and on Flickr.

27 Dec

Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan Rabinowitz Discusses Saving Tigers in The New York Times Green Blog

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Panthera’s CEO and renowned tiger scientist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, was recently interviewed for The New York Times Green blog article, ‘Protected Tigers, Burning Bright,' to share his opinions on the current state of tigers and one of the most critical, proven elements required to protect and grow the last remaining tiger populations across Asia – the interest and investment of governments.

21 Dec

Press Release: Indian Park Guards Protecting Wildlife Awarded Their Own Protection

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New York, NY – A major victory for wildlife protection forces was made last week with the launch of a new government-operated insurance program to cover all forest guards employed in the Indian state of Karnataka, which holds the largest number of wild tigers in India, and serves as a stronghold for this highly endangered species.

Forest guards in India’s Nagarahole Tiger Reserve with confiscated axis deer meat from poachers. Axis deer serve as a key prey source for tigers and leopards in the region.

29 Nov

Photo of the Day

John Goodrich

Our photo of the day features a stunning Amur tiger, taken by Panthera's Senior Tiger Program Director, Dr. John Goodrich. Found in the Russian Far East, Amur, or Siberian tigers are the largest subspecies of tiger, but today their numbers hover between 350-400.

Learn more about the status of and threats to the Amur tiger.

Learn how Panthera is working to protect these magnificent cats through our Tigers Forever Program.

See more wild cat photos on our Photo page and on Flickr.

13 Nov

Today: Dr. Alan Rabinowitz Lectures on ‘Saving the World’s Big Cats: From Brooklyn to Burma, and Beyond’

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Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will give a lecture on ‘Saving the World’s Big Cats: From Brooklyn to Burma, and Beyond’ for the Foundations of Education Series at the Rippowam Cisqua School in Mount Kisco, NY at 7:00pm today, Wednesday, November 14th. Join us to learn about Dr. Rabinowitz's fascinating life story and career in wild cat conservation, which started in Brooklyn, New York, and lead to some of the world’s most exotic places, including Burma (Myanmar).

24 Oct

Photo of the Day

A. Winter

Check out our photo of the day of a great "tig-o-lantern" carved by a talented Panthera fan! Have you carved your cat-themed pumpkin yet? Halloween is almost here but it's not too late! Round up your family and friends this weekend and host a pumpkin carving contest using one of Panthera's cat-themed stencils. Be sure to send a pic of your pumpkin to info@panthera.org so we can share!

See more wild cat photos and pumpkins on our Photo page and on Flickr.

24 Oct

Tonight: NYC Nature Photography Lecture by Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter

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Join Panthera's Media Director and National Geographic photographer, Steve Winter, for a special lecture on the art of nature photography at New York City's SoHo Apple store tonight, Wednesday, October 24th, at 6pm. See the incredible photos for which Winter recently won Veolia Environnement's Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year Award and the Runner-up Prize for The Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species. Also hear stories from Winter's photographic adventures to document Asia's dwindling tiger populations and learn how this important work benefits the conservation of wild cats and other wildlife.

Learn more about Steve Winter.