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Our Global Paw Print

Panthera is creating a world where wild cats thrive in healthy, natural and developed landscapes that sustain people and biodiversity. Through cutting-edge scientific research, strategic species recovery, habitat restoration and collaboration with communities and partners, we're protecting the world's 40 species of wild cats and helping ensure a future for us all.

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  • wild cat species to which Panthera is devoted to conserving.

    40

  • countries where Panthera actively protects wild cats, across eight regions.

    35+

  • partnerships with goverment agencies to sustain lasting change.

    45+

  • Counter-Wildlife Crime information hubs around the globe.

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Meet the Cats

Small Cats

13 of the world’s 18 most-threatened wild cat species are small cats. Learn more about these unique and under-studied creatures and join us to protect them.

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Cheetah

There are only 7,100 cheetahs left in the wild. Learn more about these speedy cats and join us to protect them.

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Puma

You may know them as panthers, cougars, mountain lions or catamounts — but most people don’t really know pumas. Meet this misunderstood and threatened species and learn what you can do to save them.

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Leopard

Agile and adaptable, the leopard has the largest range of all the big cats — and is the most persecuted. Learn more about these spotted cats and how you can help to protect them.

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Snow Leopard

The snow leopard is one of the most enigmatic and least understood of the big cats. Get to know this elusive species — and what you can do to help protect them.

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Jaguar

Although jaguar populations are found throughout Latin America, this wild cat is threatened by illegal hunting, deforestation, human-cat conflict and loss of wild prey. Get to know them — and what you can do to help protect them.

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Lion

More than just “the king of the jungle,” lions are unique big cats that need your help to survive.

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Tiger

Learn about where tigers live, what they eat, what threatens them and how you can save tigers from poachers.

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30,000

PantheraCams (motion-activated cameras) produced to date

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19,000

Synthetic furs created to date, sparing the lives of thousands of leopards, servals and lions

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2,100+

children taught about the importance of jaguar conservation through Panthera's Jaguar School

Our Impact

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