Alan Rabinowitz

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Alan Robert Rabinowitz
Alan Rabinowitz - PopTech 2010 - Camden, Maine (5103727234).jpg
Rabinowitz at the PopTech 2010
BornDecember 31, 1953
Brooklyn, New York
DiedAugust 5, 2018(2018-08-05) (aged 64)
Manhattan, New York
NationalityUnited States
Alma materWestern Maryland College
University of Tennessee
Known forWildlife conservation
Jaguar Corridor concept
AwardsInternational Wildlife Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award (2008)[1]
Scientific career
InstitutionsBronx Zoo
Panthera

Alan Robert Rabinowitz (December 31, 1953 – August 5, 2018) was an American zoologist.[2] He was the chief scientist at Panthera Corporation, a nonprofit conservation organization devoted to protecting the world's 40 wild cat species.[3] He was called the "Indiana Jones of Wildlife Protection" by Time. He studied jaguars, clouded leopards, Asiatic leopards, tigers, Sumatran rhinos, bears, leopard cats, raccoons, and civets.[4]

On August 5, 2018, Rabinowitz died from leukemia in Manhattan, aged 64.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "International Wildlife Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Awards". Archived from the original on 2012-01-10.
  2. Statement on the Life and Legacy of Panthera Founder and Renowned Conservationist, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz
  3. Matthew Bannister (2010-11-16). "A life devoted to big cats". BBC World Service, 24-minute interview on "Outlook". Retrieved 2010-11-16.
  4. Walsh, Bryan (2008-01-10). "The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Protection". Time.
  5. Conjour. "Dr Alan Rabinowitz, Panthera Co-Founder, Has Died". Conjour. Retrieved August 6, 2018.