Tom Kaplan Receives 2012 IWFF "Hero of the Year Award"

Watch the video of Panthera's Chairman Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan deliver his enigmatic and impassioned keynote at the 2012 International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF), in Missoula MT, an annual celebration awarding excellence in wildlife filmmaking. Dr. Kaplan was honored with the "Hero of the Year Award" for his outstanding commitment and contribution to the conservation of the world's wild cats. The video opens with a beautiful introduction by the Executive Director of the IWFF, Janet Rose, who says “Tom Kaplan is a giant in the realm of wildlife conservation and he is changing the outcome...conservation needs heroes; Tom Kaplan is just such an individual".

Read Panthera's Press Release, "Panthera's Chairman, Dr. Thomas Kaplan, Awarded 2012 International Wildlife Film Festival's Hero of the Year for Unparalelled Commitment to Wild Cat Conservation"

Read IWFF's Press Release