Photo

ANI100-00125

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00124

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00123

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00122

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00121

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00120

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00119

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00118

A four-month old oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus pardinoides) at Huachipa Zoo in Lima, Peru. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.

Photo

ANI100-00116

A female Colocolo or pampas cat (Leopardus colocolo colocolo) at Unidad de Rehabilitación de Fauna Silvestre.
This animal was from the Calama, Chile, area. She came to the wildlife hospital as a baby. She was 1 1/2 years old when photographed in January 2020.

Photo

ANI100-00115

A female Colocolo or pampas cat (Leopardus colocolo colocolo) at Unidad de Rehabilitación de Fauna Silvestre.
This animal was from the Calama, Chile, area. She came to the wildlife hospital as a baby. She was 1 1/2 years old when photographed in January 2020.

Photo

ANI100-00114

A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

Photo

ANI100-00113

A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

Photo

ANI100-00112

A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

Photo

ANI100-00111

A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

Photo

ANI100-00110

A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

Photo

ANI100-00109

A Gordon’s wildcat (Felis lybica gordoni) at Zoopark Zajezd.

Photo

ANI105-00118

A Puma (Puma concolor capricorniensis) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia.

Photo

ANI100-00108

A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

Photo

ANI100-00107

A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

Photo

ANI100-00106

A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

Photo

ANI100-00105

A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

Photo

ANI100-00104

A Pampas cat or colocolo (Leopardus colocolo braccatus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. All wildcats in Brazil have the same problems with both these issues. This animal’s name is Paihaço, which means clown.

Photo

ANI100-00103

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00102

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00101

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00100

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI100-00099

A female Southern oncilla or tiger cat (Leopardus guttulus) at Fundacao Jardim Zoologico de Brasilia. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. Habitat loss and poaching for the skin are two threats to the species. This animal was rescued as an orphan in the Brasilia area by IBAMA, the Brazilian wildlife agency. This animal’s name is Potira, an indigenous name for a local goddess.

Photo

ANI105-00109

Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Tierpark Berlin.

Photo

ANI105-00108

Sumatran tiger cubs (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Tierpark Berlin.

Photo

ANI105-00107

An endangered Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) from Zoo Santo Inacio in Portugal.

Photo

ANI105-00106

An endangered Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) from Zoo Santo Inacio in Portugal.

Photo

ANI105-00105

An endangered Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) from Zoo Santo Inacio in Portugal.

Photo

ANI105-00104

A critically endangered Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This species lives only on Java, which is the most populated island in the world with more than 140 million people in the size of Pennsylvania. This is the last large carnivore in Java. It’s population may be less than 100 individuals now. This animal’s name is Fely.

Photo

ANI105-00103

A critically endangered Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This species lives only on Java, which is the most populated island in the world with more than 140 million people in the size of Pennsylvania. This is the last large carnivore in Java. It’s population may be less than 100 individuals now. This animal’s name is Fely.

Photo

ANI105-00102

A critically endangered Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This species lives only on Java, which is the most populated island in the world with more than 140 million people in the size of Pennsylvania. This is the last large carnivore in Java. It’s population may be less than 100 individuals now. This animal’s name is Fely.

Photo

ANI105-00101

A liger, Panthera leo x Panthera tigris, at Taman Safari in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This cat is a male named ‘Nala. His mother was a lion and father was a tiger. This ‘designer’ cat is a hybrid created by captive cross breeding for the wealthy in Indonesia seeking to have novel pets. When Indonesia began cracking down on the wildlife pet trade a few years ago, this liger and several others were given to the zoo by these pet owners.

Photo: Julie Jensen Director of Marketing | WVC O: 866.800.7326 | D: 702.443.9249 | E: j.jensen@wvc.org

Speaking Engagements

Joel is a popular keynote speaker with conservation, corporate, and civic groups.

Hire him to entertain and inspire your audience.

Book Joel To Speak

The Photo Ark

Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document every species in captivity before it’s too late.

Explore the Photo Ark

Visit Our Store

Every purchase goes directly to support our mission: getting the public to care and helping to save species from extinction.

Help Us Build the Ark