My photo group was on the Serengeti in Tanzania during the last two weeks in May 2018. One morning while out on a game drive, we got a call over the radio that a baby leopard was in danger on a nearby kopje. My driver, Tompson, picked up speed and told me what to expect. […]
I had trouble deciding whether to show you the beautiful lions we saw today near Babalala Picnic Spot, or the beautiful leopard we saw within a stone’s throw from Punda Maria Rest Camp. So, I will show you both!
An ever watchful leopard poses on a tree trunk in the magnificent Kruger National Park, South Africa. Image Credit: Photograph by Greatstock/Barcroft Images See more images via The week in wildlife – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian
Native to the Central Asian mountains, the snow leopard is a rare sight, with only about 6,000 left in the wild. They are hunted for their beautiful, warm fur and for their organs, which are used in traditional Chinese medicine. Photograph by Michael Nichols. These rare, beautiful gray leopards live in the mountains of Central […]
Here’s an incredible, three-minute “Lightning Talk” by Tatjana Rosen that’s full of powerful content! Rosen’s talk is primarily about the first time she glimpsed a wild snow leopard (Panthera uncia), but there’s a lot more going on than that. Rosen touches on: finding one’s “bliss,” the psychological impacts of war, the healing power of nature, […]
Where there are people, expect to find few leopards. That’s because the apex predator suffers from man hunting for their pelts, from habitat loss and fragmentation, and from retaliatory killings due to real or imagined losses of human or livestock lives. Similarly, where there are tigers, expect to find few leopards. In this case, it’s […]
U.N. Report: 1 Million Species at Risk of Extinction MAY 06, 2019 An alarming new report by a panel of leading scientists warns that human activity is causing the disappearance and deterioration of wildlife at a rate that could represent an existential threat to humanity within our lifetimes. The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on […]