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.
Two beautiful lionesses sparring in East Africa! Although the lion is one of Africa's most iconic animals, few people realize that the species has experienced massive declines in its population across the continent. Learn how Panthera is fighting to protect these magnificent cats throughout their range in Africa through Project Leonardo.
Enjoy our photo of the day of an inquisitive leopard, taken in South Luangwa Natl Park, Zambia, by our partner, William Burrard-Lucas using a remote controlled 'BeetleCam' or buggy with a camera on top! See more unique BeetleCam photos of African wildlife. Learn about Panthera's leopard conservation work in South Africa.
Enjoy our photo of the day of a gorgeous snow leopard peering back at a camera trap in Soujia, China. This image was captured near one of Panthera's main study sites where, in collaboration with local NGO, Shan Shui, and the Snow Leopard Trust, camera traps are placed to monitor snow leopard behavior and assess population numbers in the area. Learn more about Panthera's Snow Leopard Conservation program.
Enjoy our photo of the day of a brave little frog resting on a tiger cub! This photo was taken at a waterhole in India's Bandhavgarh National Park by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter. See more beautiful tiger photography and learn how Panthera is working to protect this iconic species in Steve's NatGeo book, 'Tigers Forever: Saving the World's Most Endangered Big Cat.' Learn more & pre-order
Can you spot the adorable little leopard cub in our photo of the day? This photo was taken in South Africa's Phinda Private Game Reserve by Panthera's Media Director, Steve Winter, who visited Phinda in the summer of 2012 to document the leopard conservation work being carried out through Panthera's Munyawana Leopard Project.