protected 18,809,796 acres of big cat habitat
about the big cats
Around the world species of big cats, such as jaguars, snow leopards and tigers, are declining drastically due to habitat loss, poaching, disease, and human-wildlife conflict.
about the Wildlife Conservation Society
The Wildlife Conservation Society saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo. Together these activities change attitudes towards nature and help people imagine wildlife and humans living in harmony. WCS is committed to this mission because it is essential to the integrity of life on Earth.
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how your click helps big cats
Your daily click helps the Wildlife Conservation Society fund the research and on the ground conservation projects that protect critical habitat and save species from extinction. In 2009 alone, with your help, Wildlife Conservation Society has:
developed new software to track endangered tigers through rapid identification of tiger individuals by their unique stripe patterns;
helped create new national parks in Camaroon and Afghanistan
led camera-trap photo censuses of endangered jaguars in Ecuador and cheetahs in Algeria, providing basic population data critical to understanding and protecting these magnificent big cats.