Shania Twain announced today a new role in his extraordinary career as a big cat conservationist with the conservation organization leader in the world cat, Panthera. Twain, international superstar and best female country artist in the world of all time is the Global Ambassador for the conservation initiative recently launched Leopard Panthera , Pardus Project.
The leopard has the widest range of all the big cats, as well as one of the most instantly recognizable and evocative aspects in the animal kingdom. It is the most comprehensive of the big cats, ranging from South Africa to the Russian Far East. Not surprisingly, the magnificent leopard skin – ” pardus “ in Latin – is one of the most widely emulated images in the global fashion industry. Ironically, however, less widely known is the tragic fact that the leopard is now most hunted big cats in the world.
Pardus Project is the first program to be established by any conservation organization to highlight Leopard and dangerous state to stop the widespread killing of leopard’s people through its range. Twain intends to use its global platform to make the connection between the renowned beauty of the cat and their plight in the wild.
“The image and leopard spirit is an inspiration to millions around the world, including myself,” Shania said. “That’s also the most oppressed of the big cats is almost unknown. If we are to save this animal in its natural habitat, we must get ahead of the curve before it suffers the same fate as many other species we once we feel the safety of their numbers.
I feel privileged to return a creature that depends for its future than they do now to save it … and I urge the rest of the world to join Panthera and in this mission. ”
An animal lover and long- time passionate, Twain’s support comes at a critical time. The leopards are threatened by the relentless destruction of habitat, and are being killed by thousands of farmers,
hunting trophies and unsustainable poaching for their skins and body parts. Panthera’s work and covers the African leopard, Persian leopard and the endangered Caucasian or Central Asia and the Indian leopard highly touted. With Pardus project,
the organization will launch new conservation initiatives that target other sub – species in danger of extinction as the Arabian leopard and the leopard in Sri Lanka.
“The leopard cat is an incredibly versatile; able to live in habitats ranging from tropical rainforest to the Kalahari Desert, “said Dr. Luke Hunter, Panthera’s president and one of the world authorities on leopards.”
However, the adaptability that has meant the species has been largely ignored by conservationists. ‘re Very pleased and honored that Shania help put the leopard on the radar of conservation. With your help, the leopard will receive attention urgent need. ”
Shania Twain is one of the most successful artists of all time. His 1995 album The Woman in Mebrought his fame, and his 1997 album Come on over became the best selling album of all time by a female musician and the best selling country album of all time.
With over 75 million albums sold worldwide, is the best-selling country artist of all time; has sales of multi- platinum albums in 32 countries; has the eighth bestselling album of all time in the U.S. and 18 top ten songs, eight of which reached # 1.
Its iconic leopard dress and beautiful pictures of leopards appear in your current program Shania: Still the One at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. She learned of the program through leopard Panthera a chance meeting with Dr. Thomas Kaplan, founder and president of Panthera, with an immediate connection leopard conservation found:
” Shania is the nature of the challenge and embraced the mantle immediately. She has become a role model … again. Shania’s passion for nature is an integral part of who she is, and empathy for wildlife is inspiring.
Which Shania has to translate his charismatic identification with the leopard, and to join Panthera raise red flags about the future of the panther, is a breakthrough for our cause. Also part, by “return ” to an animal that has a “global brand, but not a copyright ,” which is leading the way in demonstrating that all who benefit from and actually enjoy the iconic image of big cats should get the chance to save them. “