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An Unusual Harmony in Rajasthan's Hilly Outcrops

Geetika Jain | Posted 04.20.2017 | Travel
Geetika Jain

Exactly half way on the road between Jodhpur and Udaipur in Rajasthan, India, where the cultures of Marwar and Mewar meet, lies Jawai, an atmospheric ...

The Art Of Kissing Big Cats

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 02.12.2017 | Arts
Johnathan Lee Iverson

It is clear to anyone who has been privileged to see Alexander and his big cats at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, either during the show or at one of our many Animal Scout Clinics that their rapport is one of mutual respect.

A Rare Look At What's Lurking In South Sudan's Remote Forests

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.16.2015 | Science

The lush forests in the western region of war-torn South Sudan are teeming with incredible biodiversity, but scientists haven't captured much photo ev...

Yes, Black Leopards Have Spots

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.17.2015 | Science

The black leopards of the Malay Peninsula have remained somewhat of a mystery to scientists. Not only are they rare, but until recently, researchers h...

A Fourth Picture Postcard From Kruger National Park, South Africa

Alison Teal | Posted 05.07.2016 | Travel
Alison Teal


Tracking a Leopard in Sri Lanka

Karin Badt | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Karin Badt

Green leaves are flickering and peacocks are howling outside my tent. I lie in an enormous bed strewn with flower petals as the night begins to lighten, with a half-moon still in the sky.

Why We 'Have A Responsibility' To Protect Big Cats

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.28.2014 | Green

It's no secret that big cats are in trouble. Four of the five feline species that fall under that umbrella are endangered or near threatened: snow ...

The Exceptional Traveler: Are You Sure You Want to Sign Up for That Tour?

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Sri Lanka has absolutely everything a traveler could want. Miles of sugary beaches lined with palm trees, wildlife reserves, ancient ruins that house massive Buddhas, historic colonial towns, a bounty of tropical fruits -- and it's safe.

WATCH: Leopard Leaps Through Roof, Attacks Villagers In India

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green

Citizens of Ballarpur, a city of close to 90,000 people in central India, were caught off guard Monday when a leopard that had sneaked into a livestoc...

WATCH: Leopard Cub Adopts Her Prey's Baby, Shows What We Can Learn From The Animal World

Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

Humans can learn so much from the natural world. While we often struggle to get along with each other, animals can make room in their hearts even for ...

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 1 -- Chitabe Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.

WARNING: Safaris Are Highly Addictive! A Primer for the Adventure of a Lifetime (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.13.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy


Asia's Surprising Safari Destination

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

The leopard was waiting for us. As the jeep rumbled closer, the big cat rippled to his feet, loped across the front of the vehicle and ambled into the bushes. The spotted beast didn't return, but none of us on board will ever forget him.

WATCH: Leopard Attacks And Kills Unsuspecting Impala (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Posted 10.07.2012 | Green

Watch this well-hidden leopard fiercely attack an unsuspecting impala. Crouching low amidst the rocks, the leopard silently waits as a herd of impalas...

The Man Trying To Save The Lion

Mark Sissons | Posted 11.22.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Time is running out for Africa's iconic animal -- along with other big cats of the world like snow leopards, tigers, cheetahs and jaguars.

It's Quite Simple: Unfollow Trump Jr. on Twitter & 'Fire' Sons From the Show

Randall | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy

Donald Trump has to deal with his beyond privileged sons, Eric and Donald Jr. Sponsors are starting to pull themselves from Celebrity Apprentice, and why not? As long as these two "sporty" hunters, continue to co-host the program with "daddy," there's no reason to support the show as long as Don Jr. refuses to apologize and drop his "holier than thou," 1983 elitist attitude.

WATCH: Elusive Snow Leopards Seen Thriving In Bhutan Park

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Green

* Camera trap images show endangered leopards and their prey * Survey by Bhutan government and WWF shows core habitat By...

PHOTOS: Rare Snow Leopard Caught On Camera In Tajikistan

Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

A recent biodiversity survey in a remote corner of Tajikistan has yielded surprising results. Fauna & Flora International (FFI) recently teamed up ...

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Leopard Mauls Residents In India

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.07.2012 | Green

WARNING: The following article contains graphic content and photos. A wild leopard snuck into a house in the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati ...

Ticking Off The Big Five In South Africa

Pam Grout | Posted 01.29.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

In just the first 15 minutes, we'd already spotted a herd of zebra, a half dozen acacia-munching giraffes and enough warthogs that it was easy to understand why there were so many cheetahs around.

WATCH: Big Cats Play With Big Toys

Posted 10.22.2011 | Green

Big cats deserve big toys. Forget the fancy iPad apps for cats, these big cats at Florida's Big Cat Rescue sanctuary are happy just playing with so...

Are Big Cat Sightings More Than Myth?

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

I write a blog for Animal Planet called Animal Oddities and I often feature stories of animals that show up in odd places. Despite such entertaining ...

PHOTOS: Baby Leopards Born In Paris Zoo

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) PARIS -- A Paris zoo has announced the birth of two rare Southeast Asian clouded leopards. The two female cubs, named Pati and Jaya, have made t...

Saving the Big Cats: One Woman's Safe Haven for Abused and Abandoned Lions and Tigers and Cougars, Oh My!

Carrie Pollare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carrie Pollare

I didn't know the extent of abuse, neglect and abandonment of exotic felines that exists in this country. In the state of Texas, alone, there are more tigers in captivity than there are wild tigers left in the entire world.