Panthera’s Munyawana Leopard Project

Leopard Skin

Several months ago, Tristan Dickerson, a field scientist with Panthera’s Munyawana Leopard Project (MLP) was asked to analyze DNA from a horde of leopard artifacts confiscated from a local Zulu man by the South African police. Tristan found that the artifacts came from at least 92 individual leopards. He is continuing to provide assistance to the South African police in the upcoming trial of this particular hunter.

Read the full story about this case in our June Newsletter  - Skinning the Cat for Fashion, Part 1.

Read another story in our July Newsletter - Skinning the Cat for Fashion, Part 2.