Paul Meek is an expert on wild Canids, fox and invasive mammal control from the Australian Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). He visited Erwin van Maanen of ALF mid-October 2011 to learn about camera trapping applications for Mustelid research in the Netherlands. Funded by the prestigious Churchill Fellowship his mission was to learn about […]
Ronald Messemaker is a ranger for the Dutch Natural Monument Society in the Netherlands and in his spare time he travels to distant ‘wildernis’ places, often as an ecotourism guide. He describes his first encounter with two jaguars in the Brazilian Pantanal in the summer of 2011: “a dream come true”. The Jaguars of the […]
New images of the Persian leopard were obtained in Hormozgan region as part of the ALF-supported Conservation survey of the Asiatic black bear and Persian leopard in Southeastern Iran project by the PlanfortheLandSociety.
The Arabian leopard is very distinct and smallest of the subspecies of the leopard (Panthera pardus nimr). It is native to the Arabian Peninsula. For years is has been critically endangered with less than 150 animals possibly surviving in the wild today. Numbers are still declining and extinction seems inevitable in an area rive with […]