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Everyday this week we’re posting inspiring and captivating stories from different big cat conservationists in celebration of Big Cat Week- conservationists like Shivani Bhalla who discovered that the best way to study lions was to recruit help from some unexpected enthusiasts.
A team from “60 Minutes” recently visited NG Explorers Dereck and Beverly Joubert at their home tent in Botswana, where they film big cats and work for their protection.
National Geographic Big Cats Initiative grantee Anne Kent Taylor continues her blogging from the Maasai Mara, Kenya. Her project to fence traditional livestock enclosures is designed to keep lions, leopards, and hyenas at bay. Now she finds that honey badgers are also being thwarted.
By Leon Marshall Johannesburg–To most of us the mere thought of sipping a concoction in which animal bones soaked for a lengthy period is revolting. Yet, even in these supposedly enlightened times, the clamor for so-called tiger-bone wine in China is such that brewers are importing lion bones from South Africa as a legally obtainable…
Our latest book, long overdue, is to be released by Rizzoli in New York in September. We have just received copies of Eye of the Leopard, and we are delighted with the printing and the way it has turned out. Most of all we hope that the book does justice, in its small way, to…