Past Events

23Mar Carnivores of the World Exhibition by Wildlife Illustrator, Priscilla BarrettFriday, March 23, 2012 - 9:00am Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 5:00pmUniversity Museum of Zoology, Cambridge

An exhibition of beautiful, detailed paintings depicting all the world’s carnivores by top wildlife artist, Priscilla Barrett ,will be on display at the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge from Friday, March 23, until Thursday, April 5.

Ranging from the largest terrestrial carnivore, the polar bear, to the tiny least weasel that can squeeze through a wedding ring, the true carnivores – order Carnivora – include some of the world’s most charismatic, admired, feared and spectacular creatures. This exhibition features the original paintings produced for the recently published Field Guide to the Carnivores of the World written by Panthera’s President Dr. Luke Hunter.

22Mar Keynote Address by Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, at 2012 Woodland Park Zoo Thrive FundraiserThursday, March 22, 2012 - 7:30am Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 9:00amSheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA

Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will provide the keynote speech at the 2012 Woodland Park Zoo Thrive fundraiser. Join Dr. Rabinowitz to learn about how he has dedicated his life to surveying the world's last wild places, with the goal of preserving wild habitats and securing homes, on a large scale, for some of the world's most endangered species, including the big cats of the world.

21Mar Felines in Costa Rican Archaeology: Past and Present Book PresentationWednesday, March 21, 2012 - 6:00pm Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 7:00pmPre-Columbian Gold Museum, San José, Costa Rica

For all of our fans in Costa Rica, be sure to join us on Wednesday, March 21st, at 6pm for a presentation of the book Felines in Costa Rican Archaeology: Past and Present at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum in San José. This book was recently published by wild cat biologists Eduardo Carrillo from the National University and Gustavo Gutiérrez from the University of Costa Rica with the support of Panthera and the Evergreen Foundation. Now through September, the Museum will also host a Felines in Costa Rican Archaeology: Past and Present exhibit featuring beautiful stone, gold & clay objects depicting the six wild cats native to Costa Rica – the jaguar, ocelot, oncilla, margay, puma & jaguarundi.

21Mar Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, to Discuss Plight of Tigers on Steve Scher Radio ShowWednesday, March 21, 2012 - 9:00am Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 9:50am94.9FM KUOW Radio

On March 21st, Panthera’s CEO and renowned tiger expert, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, will be interviewed on the Steve Scher Weekday Radio Show in Seattle, Washington. Tune in to 94.9 KUOW or listen live online at to hear Dr. Rabinowitz discuss the state of the world’s tigers, which have been reduced to just 3,200 individuals in the wild, the hope that remains for these magnificent and endangered big cats, and the effective conservation strategies being implemented today through Panthera's Tigers Forever program.

20Mar Felines in Costa Rican Archaeology: Past and Present Museum ExhibitTuesday, March 20, 2012 - 12:00pm Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 9:00amPre-Columbian Gold Museum, San José, Costa Rica

Now through September, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum in San José, Costa Rica will host an exhibit entitled Felines in Costa Rican Archaeology: Past and Present featuring beautiful stone, gold & clay objects depicting the six wild cats native to Costa Rica – the jaguar, ocelot, oncilla, margay, puma & jaguarundi. These pieces date back from 300 BC to 1,500 AD and were found throughout Costa Rica. The exhibition will help visitors learn a little more about the origin of these species and their present-day predicaments, appreciate the different pieces that were identified based on the felines living in Costa Rica, and appraise the different styles and techniques with which these animals were depicted in different regions and periods.

14Mar Panthera Snow Leopard Program Executive Director Dr. Tom McCarthy to Lecture at 2012 Swedish Wolf SymposiumWednesday, March 14, 2012 - 10:30am Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 11:30amSweden

Panthera’s Snow Leopard Program Executive Director, Dr. Tom McCarthy, will participate in this year’s Swedish Wolf Symposium - a conference where scientists, conservationists, NGOs, hunters, government officials, businessmen, media and the general public gather to discuss the state of predators. Dr. McCarthy’s lecture, entitled, Snow Leopards: Conflict mitigation in the case of Central Asia’s apex mountain predator, will be held on the third day of the symposium, Wednesday March 14th at 10:30am.

For more information on the 2012 Swedish Wolf Symposium Lecture

Learn more about Panthera’s Snow Leopard Program

2Mar Panthera Featured as ‘Charity of the Day’ on Philanthroper.comFriday, March 2, 2012 - 10:00am Sunday, March 4, 2012 -

On Friday March 2nd, Panthera will be featured as the ‘Charity of the Day’ on - an online daily deal website that shares the story of a different 501(c)3 nonprofit on its home page every day! Panthera's work will also be promoted on Philanthroper's home page throughout the weekend. Beginning Friday at 10am through midnight on Sunday, March 4th, Panthera will receive donations directly through Philanthroper’s website. You can help support Panthera and protect big cats by donating $1 (or up to $10) through Every dollar counts!

9Jan A Reading by Panthera’s CEO Dr. Alan RabinowitzMonday, January 9, 2012 - 7:00pm Monday, January 9, 2012 - 8:00pmMcNally Jackson Bookstore - 52 Prince St New York, NY 10012

Join us tonight at New York City’s McNally Jackson bookstore at 7pm to hear Panthera's CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, read a story from the newly released book, The Moment, about how he became interested in wildlife conservation. The Moment includes a collection of personal stories from writers both famous & obscure about one moment that profoundly impacted their lives.

14Dec National Geographic WILD Airs ‘Lost Land of the Tiger’ featuring Panthera CEO Dr. Alan RabinowitzWednesday, December 14, 2011 - 9:00pm Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 10:00pmNatGeo WILD

As part of 'Big Cat Week,' National Geographic WILD will air the BBC series ‘Lost Land of the Tiger,’ featuring Panthera’s CEO, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, on Wednesday, December 14, at 9pm et/pt.

Tune in to watch Dr. Alan Rabinowitz & a team of scientists as they travel through Bhutan in search of tigers. Click here to view the Nat Geo Wild television schedule.

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12Dec Airing of NatGeo WILD Film "Hunt for the Shadow Cat" featuring Panthera's Jaguar ProjectsMonday, December 12, 2011 - 9:00pm Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 10:00pmNatGeo WILD

As part of 'Big Cat Week,' the National Geographic WILD film, 'Hunt for the Shadow Cat,' featuring Panthera's jaguar projects, Executive Director of Jaguar Programs, Dr. Howard Quigley,  and other Panthera jaguar scientists will air on Monday, December 12th, at 9pm et/pt and Thursday, December 15th, at 10pm et/pt.

Watch film clips, see film photos and learn more about 'American Cougar' at