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Captive Breeding Case Studies

Students complete a case study for one species in a captive-breeding program and evaluate the effectiveness of the ...

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Setting the Perfect Trap

Boone Smith and his team in Afghanistan take advantage of snow leopard behaviour and set a trap, hoping to learn mo...


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African Savanna

An illustration gallery and information on the African savannah ecosystem. ...


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Lions vs Cheetahs: Hunting Techniques

Compare and contrast the hunting techniques of lions and cheetahs- what's the same and what's different?


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On the Trail of Big Cats

Hear about award-winning photographer Steve Winter's journey to track elusive big cats from the Hollywood Hills to ...

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Case Study: Big Cats in the Ruaha Landscape

Learn how the local tribes in the Ruaha landscape are protecting their livestock and coexisting with big cats with ...



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Kobu the Lion

Learn how a lion fits in at a wild animal sanctuary.

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Big Cats Initiative Sister School Toolkit

Find free resources about big cats to use for the Big Cats Initiative Sister School Program. 


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Cheetah Speed

Video. An explanation of cheetah biology explains why they run as fast as they do.


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Russia's Tigers

Join Wild Chronicles on an expedition to Russia, where researchers have the rare opportunity to study Siberian tige...


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Carnivore Lions

A lion pride fails to kill unsuspecting buffalo.

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Big Cats Initiative

The National Geographic Society’s Big Cats Initiative supports scientists and conservationists working to save big ...



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Get Involved

Whether you have time, money, friends, or creativity, everyone can make a difference. Help National Geographic save...

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Collateral Conservation

Learn about how protecting predators such as the Jaguar benefits other species such as the giant river otter in thi...


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All About Sabertooths

Learn about the evolution and hunting behaviors of sabertooth cats, as well as various theories about their decline...


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Lion Crittercam

Students use a Crittercam video and simulation game to learn about technologies scientists use to study the health ...


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Big Cats and Their Habitats

Students use media resources to identify big cats and map the species ranges of the world's big cats. Then they det...

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Cheetah Chase

National Geographic photographer Chris Johns gets the shots he's been waiting for.



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Sabertooth

Tar pits naturally trap many sabertooth tigers.

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Survival of the Fittest

As humans challenge the survival of modern species, we may someday be put to the test if they go extinct.


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Case Study: The Greater Southern Bypass

Learn how the Greater Southern Bypass might affect big cats in the area around Nairobi National Park with th...


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African Wild Dog Pups Meet their Pack

After three long weeks in an underground den, having known only their mother and each other, African wild dog pups ...


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Lion Pride Dynamics

Typically, when young male lions reach a certain age, they are forced from the pride. Here in the Great Marsh of Sa...

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The Evolution of Big Cats

Learn how today's big cats evolved from prehistoric cat-like organisms, and what factors contributed to their evolu...