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yesterday at 19:09. Facebook
A potential solution to the bushmeat hunting crisis plaguing Africa's big cats comes in an unexpected form: chickens. Read The New York Times article below to find out how!

Chickens Can Help Save Wildlife

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Panthera
03/21/2017 at 19:33. Facebook
Today was declared the International Day of Forests by the United Nations. Forests, like the one pictured here in India's Bandhavgarh National Park, play a critical role in the health of their ecosystems. They provide water, regulate local and global climate control, reduce pollution and disease, provide a home for wildlife (like the tigers pictured here), and have an irreplaceable supply of...
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Panthera
03/21/2017 at 18:35. Facebook
BREAKING: The Senate will vote soon on H.J.Res.69, a bill already passed in the House that would reverse the Alaska Wildlife Refuges Rule by green-lighting brutal hunting practices like shooting wolf pups in their dens or slaughtering bears from aircraft.

Call or email your senators today and urge them to vote against this bill and protect the wildlife residing in Alaska's pristine refuges...
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When the gun lobby plays puppeteer...

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Panthera
03/16/2017 at 18:16. Facebook
Here's another glimpse into our Jaguar Corridor Walk in Mexico! In this community reserve, CEO Dr. Alan Robert Rabinowitz, Jaguar Program Executive Director Dr. Howard Quigley, and other Panthera Mexico team members are working with locals to link two protected areas that are both important for jaguars. More updates coming soon—stay tuned!
Panthera
03/15/2017. Facebook
Stray dogs are getting a second chance at life—by helping to protect cheetahs in Botswana. Check out this article from The Sydney Morning Herald, including insight from our own Dr. Kim Young-Overton, to learn how.

Stray dogs help endangered cheetahs cheat death

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Panthera
03/14/2017. Facebook
According to some estimates, fewer than 200 wild tigers remain in Thailand. Read the blog to find out how we're working with the Thai government and partners Freeland and the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation to track and protect the country's remaining tigers.

The Scars & Stripes of Thailand’s Wild Tigers | Panthera

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Panthera
03/13/2017. Facebook
Congratulations are in order! Dr. Mark Elbroch of Panthera Puma Program was just recognized for his groundbreaking research on pumas (aka mountain lions or cougars) in Wyoming.

The Craighead Conservation Award, which was presented at the Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative's 2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium, is awarded to people who "demonstrate the spirit of the Craighead...
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Scientists, conservationists honored

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Panthera
03/10/2017. Facebook
What's on your to-do list for the weekend?

- Wash the car
- Go to the post office
- Stumble upon a rhinoceros in South Africa

Try something new this weekend and spend a few minutes identifying the wild animals photographed by our camera traps in South Africa. This rhino was recently identified by a volunteer... you never know what (or who) you might run into on our Camera CATalogue!

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Panthera
03/09/2017. Facebook
Panthera
03/08/2017. Facebook
"White market trade stimulates black market trade. As soon as you legitimize trade, then there are people that want to take part." - Dr. Paul Funston on South Africa's proposed export quota for lion skeletons.

Read this Seeker article for more.

South Africa's Plan for Legalized Lion Carcass Trade Sparks Outcry

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Panthera
03/07/2017. Facebook
When it comes to genetic monitoring techniques, a little saliva goes a long way! Follow Stephanny Arroyo Arce, a field biologist in Costa Rica, to find out how saliva is providing us with valuable information about the connectivity, genetic health, diseases and ecology of the country's jaguars.

A Little Saliva Goes a Long Way | Panthera

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Panthera
03/04/2017. Facebook
As Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project in Wyoming winds down over the next year, Panthera Puma Program will shift its focus to important puma landscapes in Chilean Patagonia. Read the blog to follow the team as they head back into the Tetons for one last capture to remove the GPS collar from F47, a cougar who has provided incredible insight into her species. We’ll continue to update you on...
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Last Puma Capture in Wyoming | Panthera

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Panthera
03/03/2017. Facebook
Celebrate World Wildlife Day today by helping our scientists identify the wild animals captured in our camera trap photos! Spend just a few minutes on our Camera CATalogue on Zooniverse and you'll be transported to the field without ever leaving your chair!

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Panthera
03/03/2017. Facebook
Good news for big cats on World Wildlife Day! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed yesterday that a jaguar was recently spotted in Arizona, 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Scientists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department studied the big cat's spots and determined that the jaguar, most likely a male, is a new individual and not El Jefe.

Check out the Newsweek article...
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Rare jaguar sighting in Arizona, 60 miles north of Mexican border

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Panthera
03/02/2017. Facebook
The world's 50 remaining Asiatic cheetahs live in Central Iran--and highway traffic poses a major threat to their survival. Read our own Dr. Luke Hunter's blog post (also featured on National Geographic) to learn more.

Asia’s Last Cheetahs | Panthera

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Panthera
03/01/2017. Facebook
In a highly controversial move, South Africa recently announced plans to allow the export of 800 captive-bred lion skeletons per year, destined for Asian markets where luxury products like lion bone wine are consumed.

Panthera’s lion experts have called for a complete moratorium on South Africa’s lion bone exports, arguing that the proposed quota defies science and is arbitrary,...
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Panthera Statement on South Africa’s Proposed Quota for Lion Skeleton Exports and Its Impact on Wild Lion Populations | Panthera

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Panthera
02/28/2017. Facebook
Our team in Colombia is using San Martinero cattle—a unique breed that is known to defend itself against jaguars—to save the lives of big cats. Find out how on the blog!

Bullying the Jaguar—To Save It | Panthera

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Panthera
02/27/2017. Facebook
In this National Geographic article, big cat experts (including our own Dr. Luke Hunter) weigh in on the commercial hybridization of big cats—and why many conservationists are concerned.

Cat Experts: Ligers and Other Designer Hybrids Pointless and Unethical

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Panthera
02/24/2017. Facebook
Jaguars are out there... and so is Alan Robert Rabinowitz!
Panthera
02/24/2017. Facebook
Over the next three years, Panthera CEO Alan Rabinowitz will be revisiting key sites throughout the Jaguar Corridor, the ancient pathway from Northern Mexico to Argentina forged by the jaguar over thousands of years. Dr. Rabinowitz first conceived of a multi-national collaboration to preserve the genetic integrity of the species over a decade ago, by putting in place a massive connected system...
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