Saturday, May 27, did not begin well. The previous night I had tried to convince my project director to let me work in the field. She objected, and talked me into staying in camp one more day. While this was not ideal, I was consoled by the knowledge that I would be working in the … More Journey to Belize: A Day of Conversations
A critical meeting is taking place on Thursday, August 24. Delegates and heads of state from all twelve snow leopard (Panthera uncia) range countries are coming together for the Global Snow Leopard Summit, where they will be discussing the fate of this mythic cat. These world leaders will be meeting in the Kyrgyz Republic, and … More World Leaders to Discuss the Fate of Snow Leopards on August 24
When I started this blog I had intended to make it primarily about jaguars. But like so many others, I could not help but be enthralled by snow leopards (Panthera uncia). They are magnificent creatures: perfectly adapted to life in the tallest mountains on Earth. They are also endangered. Snow leopards naturally live at low … More Add Your Voice to #SaveSnowLeopards Now
A video of a jaguar hunting a caiman in the Pantanal (National Geographic, 2013).