While studying snow leopards, researchers from the Annapurna Area Conservation Project have photographed a Pallas’s cat. According to a report by the Himalayan News Service, fourteen pictures of the cat were taken by 11 cameras that had been set up above the village of Manang. The first 8 photos were … Continue reading
It was recently reported that there are less than 400 wild lions in West Africa. In this story, Panthera talks about a possible “silver lining” for this critically endangered species. The Silver Lining for the Lions of West Africa was originally published at Panthera.org on February 13, 2014. PANTHERA: In … Continue reading
Snow leopard notecards by 11-year-old Kyle Trefny (photo: Kyle Trefny) Aren’t these notecards beautiful? And what makes them even more beautiful is that they were created by 11-year-old Kyle Trefny in San Francisco to raise money for snow leopard conservation. Kyle attended a Snow Leopard Conservancy event with …read more … Continue reading
DHL has entered into an agreement with Panthera, the world’s leading big-cat conservation organization, to ship faux leopard furs on
Tiger “farms” in South Africa – where tigers are bred for trophy hunting. In this article, Pieter Kat from LionAid talks about captive-bred tigers. Canned tigers? was originally posted on January 27, 2014 at LionAid.org. LIONAID: Many of you will probably know about the “tiger farms” in China that breed … Continue reading
West African Lion Facing Extinction According to a new study funded by Panthera and National Geographic’s Big Cat Initiative, there are less than 400 lions in West Africa. Of the remaining lions, an estimated 250 are of breeding age. “The situation is most critical for the geographically isolated populations in West Africa, where the species … Continue reading
From the Snow Leopard Trust – rare footage from a research camera in the Upper Spiti landscape in Himashal Pradesh, India, shows a wild snow leopard and her grown cubs.
A family of Asiatic cheetahs has been spotted in Iran’s Turan national park. The mother and four cubs were discovered by conservationists at the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation. The Asiatic cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus venaticus) also called the Iranian cheetah, is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened … Continue reading