Rolf Sjogren

World Wildlife Day: Heroic Efforts to Save Big Cats

Video: National Geographic Explorer helping save lions “Capturing those precious moments – like the the joy of finding a new lion cub in the high grass – and sharing them with young people is so important.  Next generations of conservation leaders are ...

World Wildlife Day, March 3 — Big Cats: Predators Under Threat

Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2013, World Wildlife Day has now become the most important global annual event dedicated to wildlife.  This year, conservation organizations are celebrating WWD under the theme “Big cats: predators under threat”, using an ...

Live Stream NatGeo’s 2018 Photography Seminar

  For the first time ever, you’re invited join a live streaming event at National Geographic’s annual Photography Seminar, at 11:45 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., ET, Thursday, Jan. 11, streaming through Facebook Live or Livestream. The Photography Seminar has ...

Two heroic efforts to save the King of the Jungle

In celebration of Big Cat Week, National Geographic salutes the heroic efforts of conservationists to save Lion populations from poachers and habitat conflict, such as the Ewaso Lions Warrior Watch project and the anti-snaring campaign of the Zambian Carnivore Program. ...

Water-loving cats: Unique Tiger facts

  Tigers are the largest wild cats in the world. Adults can weigh up to 800 pounds – and measure up to 10.8 feet.     Tigers are carnivores, eating only meat. They mainly feed on large mammals such as deer, wild pigs, ...

King of Cats: Lion Facts

Lions usually live in groups of 10 or 15 animals called prides.   An adult male’s roar can be heard up to nearly 5 miles away.   A female lion needs 11 pounds of meat a day. A male needs 15.4 pounds or more ...

Big Cat Week: More to Leopards than their Spots

Most leopards are light colored and have dark spots on their fur. These spots are called “rosettes” because their shape is similar to that of a rose. There are also black leopards, whose spots are hard to see because their ...

Cheetahs: Fast facts about world’s fastest cat

This beautiful animal is threatened by loss of habitat and prey, as well as conflict with humans. As a result, the cheetah is classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red list, and, today, an estimated 9,000-12,000 remain in Africa.   ...