Chasing Big Cats
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

NATURE: Cheetahs in a Hot Spot
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/cheetahs/index.html
Discover how cheetahs are built for speed. Learn the art of stalking, cheetah-style. Then find out about efforts to protect these endangered animals.

NATURE: Intimate Enemies: Lions and Buffalo
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/enemies/index.html
Find out why the king of the beasts has to be patient when it comes to attacking buffalo.

NATURE: Leopards of Yala
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/leopards/index.html
Track leopards in the jungles of Sri Lanka.

Wild Cat Species of Africa
http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/agarman/bco/spec_afr.htm
Learn more about African’s feline hunters.

Cat Watching in Africa
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/features/174africa.shtml
Spot big cats in Africa’s numerous parks and reserves.

Big Cats Links
http://bigcatslinks.ath.cx/index.php?json=y
Links to articles, research organizations, and foundations on big cats.

Born Free
http://www.bornfree.org.uk/bcat10.htm
Learn the natural history of big cats, the threats these animals face, and how to help with conservation efforts.

Filming Wild Cats in Africa
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/animals/features/276feature1.shtml
Filmmakers Amanda Barrett and Owen Newman share some memories.

Wildlife-film.com
http://www.wildlife-film.com/
All about the wildlife film industry and how to get started as a filmmaker.

Small Wild Cat Species
http://www.messybeast.com/small-wildcats.htm
A guide to the smaller relatives of lions and tigers.

Books

Bosman, Paul. CATS OF AFRICA. Washington: Smithsonian Books, 1998.

Bauer, Erwin. THE LAST BIG CATS: AN UNTAMED SPIRIT. Minneapolis: Voyageur Press, 2003.

Kat, Peter. PRIDES: THE LIONS OF MOREMI. Washington: Smithsonian Books, 2000.

Miller, S. Douglas. CATS OF THE WORLD: BIOLOGY CONSERVATION, AND MANAGEMENT. Vienna, VA: National Wildlife Federation, 1986.

Sunquist, Fiona. WILD CATS OF THE WORLD. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

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