Zoos play a vital role in the conservation of wildlife. Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, Panthera’s CEO, first found his passion for big cats as a young boy visiting the Bronx Zoo. Panthera works with zoos to educate the public about wild cats and their conservation. Zoos also conceive, guide, and support some of our most important programs.
As the third oldest zoo in the United States, the Zoological Society of Buffalo cares for a variety of big cats including African lions, Amur tigers and snow leopards, educating the general public on the value of predators. The Buffalo Zoo partners with Panthera to support their global conservation efforts.
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden creates adventure, conveys knowledge, conserves nature, and serves the community by inspiring visitors with wildlife every day. Panthera and the Cincinnati Zoo are collaborating to support Panthera’s wild tiger conservation work throughout Asia.
Detroit Zoological Society
The Detroit Zoological Society exemplifies leadership in wildlife conservation and inspires stewardship for nature through science and education. The Detroit Zoological Society has partnered with Panthera to protect tigers across Asia.
Greater Vancouver Zoo
The Greater Vancouver Zoo is successful in engaging its community in support of their mission to be a leader in conservation efforts. The Greater Vancouver Zoo has partnered with Panthera to support cheetah conservation throughout Africa.
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a nonprofit charitable organization caring for rare species both in and outside the wild through conservation and education programs that create a better future for both people and wildlife. Panthera and Naples Zoo are collaborating to support Panthera’s Furs For Life Leopard Project in South Africa.
North Carolina Zoo
Through conservation, education, and research, the North Carolina Zoo encourages respect for wildlife. The North Carolina Zoo has aided Panthera’s work to safeguard lion populations in Africa.
Woodland Park Zoo
Woodland Park Zoo saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care, and act. Panthera and the Woodland Park Zoo are collaborating to conserve the Malayan tiger subspecies within the crucial but threatened central forests of Malaysia.
Zoo New England
Zoo New England's mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education. Panthera and Zoo New England are collaborating to support Panthera’s Jaguar Corridor Initiative, working to preserve the genetic integrity and future of the jaguar by connecting and protecting core jaguar populations from Mexico to Argentina.
Created in 2009, Beauval Nature association implements, develops, and supports conservation actions for the preservation of global biodiversity, as well as research programs to increase the knowledge of species and thus protect them effectively.
In 2018, Beauval Nature is involved in 50 conservation actions all over the world. Protection of the white-footed tamarins in Colombia, conservation of the western lowland gorillas in Democratic Republic of Congo and Gabon, preservation of hornbills in Malaysia or the search for the saola in Laos, are some of the programs supported by Beauval Nature.
Research is also an important mission of the association, with the involvement in more than 30 research projects, some of which are directly managed by Beauval Nature as the wild elephant semen only world bank.
Beauval Nature is mainly financed by donations from other zoo institutions, companies and visitors of ZooParc de Beauval.