IN PICTURES: IT’S ALL ABOUT BIG CATS THIS WORLD WILDLIFE DAY, 2018

They’re the apex predators seriously threatened by poaching and shrinking habitats, yet few animals capture the imagination like the big cats. We put their image on everything from car company logos to footy jerseys – yet the reality of life for these sentient wildlings is so far removed from our everyday understanding that it takes an international day of action, like the United Nations’ annual World Wildlife Day, to learn and share their stories. So, on this day of awareness, here are a few snaps I’ve been fortunate enough to take over the years. Seriously though, how freaking beautiful are big cats?

 

Seeing as you’re already online, why not head to the UN’s site to find out more about what’s really going on in the wild, and how you can help…

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