Photo of the Day

15 Aug
Philip J. Briggs

Give us your best caption for this adorable little lion cub, taken by Panthera's partner and wildlife photographer, Philip J. Briggs! Sadly, Lions have disappeared from over 80% of their historic range. But Project Leonardo is Panthera's solution to protecting and increasing the world’s remaining wild lions.

Learn more about the Project Leonardo.

See more of Briggs' beautiful photography at www.philipjbriggs.com

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

08 Aug
S. Kachel/Panthera/Academy of Sciences Tajikistan/U. Delaware

Panthera has just submitted this gorgeous camera trap photo of a wild snow leopard in Tajikistan to the Trailcampro 2013 Photo Contest!

Vote for this photo (#19) now to help Panthera's Snow Leopard Program win Trailcampro's premium camera traps to monitor wild snow leopards and their prey.

Learn more about Panthera's Snow Leopard Conservation Program and our snow leopard conservation work in Tajikistan.

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

05 Aug
Steve Winter/National Geographic

14 month-old tiger cub has its eyes set on a deer near the shore in Bandhavgarh National Park, India. This photo and more beautiful tiger photography can be found in Panthera Media Director, Steve Winter's, upcoming National Geographic book, 'Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat.'

Pre-order your copy of 'Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat' (ships in November) and a portion of proceeds will go to Panthera’s Tigers Forever program.

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

26 Jul
Steve Winter/Panthera

Our photo of the day is a handsome cougar in Montana taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. Did you know that cougars have the largest geographic range of any native terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere? While cougars are adaptable cats, their numbers are declining. Learn how Panthera is working to protect this species through the Teton Cougar Project.

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

24 Jul
Steve Winter/National Geographic

Our photo of the day is an up close and personal view of a wild tiger in Madhya Pradesh, India, taken by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter, using a remote controlled camera! See how this image was captured in Steve's National Geographic Live Lecture, "Robot vs Tiger." The video includes a portion of Steve's 2011 presentation “On the Trail of the Tiger."

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

 

23 Jul
Nick Garbutt

Our photo of the day shows a male jaguar along the bank of the Cuiaba River in the Brazilian Pantanal- the world’s largest wetland that is also home to the highest density of jaguars. Learn more about Panthera’s Pantanal Jaguar Project.

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

 

19 Jul
Steve Winter/National Geographic

Our picture of the day shows a curious ocelot passing by a camera trap in Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park, taken by Panthera’s Media Director, Steve Winter. Did you know that the ocelot is Latin America's third largest cat? The largest being the jaguar! Learn more about Yasuní National Park and see more of Steve’s beautiful photos in National Geographic's article “Rainforest for Sale." Learn more about the jaguar.

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