In some states, including those in which breeding colonies of cougars have been confirmed with the last 25 years, cougars in developed areas are almost always shot. In California, Colorado and Washington State–continously occupied by cougars–officials have learned that treed cougars will usually return to the wilds from which they came if people simply pull [...]
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http://www.edmondsun.com/local/x1560864012/Genetic-analysis-from-Minco-mountain-lion-confirms-ties-to-South-Dakota edmundsun.com March 22, 2012 Genetic analysis from ‘Minco mountain lion’ confirms ties to South Dakota Special to The Sun OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation recently confirmed origins of the mountain lion struck and killed by a motorist in November 2011 near Minco. Read more…
For a set of 15 entertaining photos, visit the website. The human residents have a life-sized statue of a cougar in their yard, which caused the young cougar some concern. The youngster’s apparent mother also shows up. http://www.kmov.com/news/slideshows/132253773.html 4 kmov.com – St. Louis Boulder house cat meets mountain lion Credit: Gail J. Loveman via The [...]
“Living with mountain lions “makes you wary. However, it doesn’t stop us from doing anything,’ said Morris, who keeps his pet cat indoors, saying it would not survive long in the surrounding woods.” At the website, see radiocollar locations of female AF69 on the western side of Boulder. http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_18991990 lions at home on range [...]
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/30/us/30collars.html?_r=1&nl=technology&emc=techupdateema1 New York Times ‘Smart Collar’ in the Works to Manage Wildlife Better By KIRK JOHNSON FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The collar of the wild is coming. Lisa Wolfe, a veterinarian at Colorado Parks and Wildlife, fed and monitored Rascal on Monday as he walked on the treadmill. And in the same way that the [...]
http://www.hcn.org/wotr/live-and-let-live High Country News Live and let live Essay – August 11, 2011 by Dan Miller Lion attacks have been in the news lately, but there’s one story I’ll never forget. It was in the Ogden, Utah, Standard-Examiner last year, and featured a hunter who’d shot an “angry” mountain lion while out hunting mule deer. [...]
http://romp-roll-rockies.blogspot.com/2011/05/mountain-lion-dogs-elk-and-coyotes.html Scene: The Front Range of Colorado. A flipbook video captures a muscular tom cougar scraping and scent marking. Later, the camera records a series of visitors to the site–dogs, elk and coyotes. And the cougar himself returns.
http://www.kwgn.com/news/kdvr-dow-wheat-ridge-mountain-lion-encounter-a-good-lesson-20110525,0,3715745.story There is a video at the site. DOW: Wheat Ridge mountain lion encounter a good lesson Dan Daru Reporter WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Lions and tigers and bears. They’re fun to watch at the zoo, but not necessarily up close in the wild. Read more…