Panthera
02/17/2017 at 20:54. Facebook
Great photos from our partners at Kope Lion, whose dedicated employees are working to mitigate conflict between people and lions in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Panthera
02/16/2017 at 21:05. Facebook
How will the proposed wall between the U.S. and Mexico affect wildlife? Find out in this NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) article, featuring insight from Dr. Howard Quigley, Executive Director of our Jaguar Program.

El Jefe the Jaguar Is Also Not a “Bad Hombre”

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Panthera
02/16/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
Last week, some of our researchers joined the Shembe church on part of their annual pilgrimage. Normally, on the march, they would expect to find thousands of leopards skin capes used as ceremonial attire. Instead, they found something a little different.

A Walk to Save Leopards | Panthera

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Panthera
02/14/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day! Whether you're cozying up with a human, pet, or a favorite book or movie, we hope your day is warm, cuddly and filled with love.
Panthera
02/13/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
Happy Monday! We hope your weekend was just as cozy as this puma "cuddle puddle" footage from Panthera Puma Program.
Panthera
02/10/2017. Facebook
Happy Friday! This great camera trap capture of a curious serval is from South Africa's uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park.
Panthera
02/09/2017. Facebook
What do snow leopards eat? A Norwegian study found that livestock makes up about a quarter of a snow leopard's diet.

Read this LiveScience article to learn more, including insight from our own Dr. Tom McCarthy about how this trend impacts human-snow leopard conflict.

Livestock Make Up a Quarter of Snow Leopards' Meals

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Panthera
02/08/2017. Facebook
Faux furs save real leopards! Check out this great video MSN video on our Furs for Life Leopard Project.

Fake pelts mean living leopards | Euronews

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Panthera
02/07/2017. Facebook
Human ramifications from the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall is a hot topic of late, and now coverage is emerging of ramifications for wildlife too. Listen to today's NPR Here & Now program to hear Panthera's own jaguar and puma scientist Dr. Howard Quigley explain how the proposed wall would harm migrating wildlife @ [ Wbur.fm Link ]. Be sure to read Panthera's statement on the impact of...
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How Trump's Border Wall Could Affect Endangered Species

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Panthera
02/06/2017. Facebook
The Associated Press reports on a troubling trend in the illegal wildlife trade... and the implications for Africa's lions. Our own Dr. Paul Funston, Senior Director of Panthera's Lion Program, is featured.

Trade in African lion bones for Asian market faces scrutiny

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Panthera
02/06/2017. Facebook
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Panthera
02/05/2017. Facebook
In case you missed it, One Green Planet featured our own Dr. Kim Young-Overton's moving story of a tripod lioness. Check it out!

How a Three-Legged Lion Inspired Efforts to End Deadly Snare Hunting

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Panthera
02/01/2017. Facebook
A lot of people have asked us how the proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border might affect wild cats. As Panthera President Dr. Luke Hunter points out in the statement we issued today, "apex predators like wild cats are among the first species to disappear when humans disrupt and fragment natural landscapes."

Existing fencing on the border has already broken natural connections between wild...
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Panthera Statement on Proposed U.S.-Mexico Border Wall And Impact on Wild Cats and Other Wildlife | Panthera

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Panthera
02/01/2017. Facebook
This is the first known footage of common leopards and snow leopards sharing the same habitat in China, and it introduces some interesting—and potentially concerning—questions about the future of snow leopards in a changing climate.

Find out more from our own Dr. Byron Weckworth on our blog @ [ Bit.ly Link ].

Common Leopard & Snow Leopard Sharing Habitat

A camera trap in China’s Qinghai Province recorded a remarkable occurrence in July 2016: a common leopard and a snow leopard in the same habitat. This is the...

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Panthera
01/31/2017. Facebook
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to work in the field? Get the inside scoop from Field Technician Lisa Thomas in her blog post about a day in the life in the South African bush @ [ Bit.ly Link ].
Panthera
01/30/2017. Facebook
Saving the world's wild cats isn't just about animals—it's also about people. Collaborating with the communities who live alongside these incredible species is critical to effective and lasting conservation.

Thanks to Associated Press, The New York Times and others for featuring our Furs for Life Leopard Project, where we're working with religious groups in southern Africa to protect the...
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In South Africa, conservationists offer fake leopard hides

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Panthera
01/28/2017. Facebook
This was probably pretty unpleasant for the tortoise... but this lion video from Earth Touch is really cute.

Watch: Playful lion cubs turn a tortoise into a chew toy

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Panthera
01/28/2017. Facebook
Great news (and gorgeous photo) from Missouri, where a camera trap captured the first female mountain lion in the state since 1994!
Panthera
01/27/2017. Facebook
All twelve snow leopard range countries attended a high-level meeting in Nepal this week and reiterated their commitment to securing 20 snow leopard landscapes across the cat’s range by 2020. Panthera applauds Kyrgyz Republic President Mr. Almazbek Atambayev for his leadership in this initiative. More @ [ Bit.ly Link ].
Panthera
01/26/2017. Facebook
Did you miss this moving story from Cheetah Program Director Dr. Kim Young-Overton? Find out how she explained extinction to her young son... and how we need to protect the world's wild cheetahs @ [ Bit.ly Link ]

Wild Cheetahs Are Dangerously Close to Extinction – But We Refuse to Let That Happen

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