Published: April 2007
Learn More
In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some of its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.

Related Links

Cat Specialists Group
A group of scientists and wildlife experts has created a digital library and list of Web links for those dedicated to the conservation of wild cat species.

African Wildlife Foundation
Log on to this website to learn about African wildlife and what you can do to help conserve the animals and their habitat.

Botswana Tourism
Want to find out more information about the game reserve featured in the Joubert's article? Visit this website and learn about the species found in the region, get information on lodging, and choose from a list of attractions.


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Scott, Jonathan, and Angela Scott. Big Cat Diary: Leopard. Collins, 2003.

Turnbull-Kemp, Peter. The Leopard. Tri-Ocean Books, 1967.

NGS Resources

Kvinta, Paul. "Stalking One Very Cool Cat." National Geographic Adventure (August 2005), 68-76, 86-8.

Joubert, Dereck, and Beverly Joubert. The African Diaries: An Illustrated Memoir of Life in the Bush. National Geographic Books, 2001.

Wolhuter, Kim. "Tjololo: Tracking the Leopard." National Geographic (October 2001), 90-103.

Hughes, Catherine D. "Spotting Leopards." National Geographic World (October 2001), 20-23.

Taylor-Ide, Jesse Oak. "In Search of the Clouded Leopard." National Geographic (September 2000), 114-23.

"King of the Clouds." National Geographic World (April 1993), 18-21.

Urquhart, Jennifer C. Lions and Tigers and Leopards: The Big Cats. National Geographic Books, 1990.

"Spotlight on the Leopard." National Geographic World (June 1986), 6-11.

Hillard, Darla. "Tracking the Elusive Snow Leopard." National Geographic (June 1986), 792-809.

Winston, Peggy D. Wild Cats. National Geographic Books, 1981.