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Jaguars in French Guiana

Deep inside the jungle of French Guiana is unfolding a war that does not get much public interest. Young soldiers coming from continental France are sent into the jungle of Guiana to fight organized gangs coming from Brazil and looking for one thing, gold. The soldiers' mission in Guiana is lasting only 4...

Bearded vulture in the Alps

Europe’s vulture comeback is the consequence of the fight of some people to repopulate the sky. Symbol of this rescue, the bearded Vulture (or lammergeyer), this huge “bird of fire” decimated in France over a century ago. In France, lammergeyer population are spread out into 3 different groups: the Alps, Pyrenees and Corsica....

Amur Leopard

The Amur Leopard is the most endangered species of big cat in the world. Extirpated from Korea and China, this elusive big cat only survives in its northern range, the Russian Far East. Land of Leopard, a new National Park of 2500km² (965.26mi²) created by order of Vladimir Putin in 2012 crystalizes all...

Lynx in France

Who would imagine that in a country such urbanized as France a big cat as the Eurasian Lynx would make a come back? With 27 inches (70cm) high at the shoulder and a total weight of 50lbs (23kg), the feline is the biggest of all the lynx species and is definitely not an...

Jaguars in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican jaguar, an elusive animal, is the symbol of a country devoted to the protection and valorization of its unspoilt natural spaces. The biggest cat in America is nevertheless an endangered species. Professor Eduardo Carrillo, an international expert on Central America’s cats, has recognized the threat. The investigation we carried out on...

Tigers in Bhutan

Bhutan, although a small country, has one of the biggest commitments to conservation. With the highest proportion of forest cover in Asia at 70.46%, it has almost 5 million acres of protected land that is rich in forests, pristine rivers and thriving wildlife. Placed right at the heart of the Eastern Himalayas, it...

Tigers in Nepal

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Nepal announced on September 23rd 2018 that an estimated 235 wild tigers were roaming the country, nearly doubling the baseline of around 121 tigers in 2009. If these trends continue, Nepal could become the first country to double its national tiger population since the ambitious TX2 goal – to double the world’s...

Siberian tiger

The Siberian or "Amur" tiger is the biggest species of felines. Averaging 200kg and 3 meters long, with a head the size of a human rib cage, it is the most perfect land predator on the planet. Almost extinct in the 30s, the species made an extraordinary come back during the Soviet Union,...