This year, biologists in Texas were thrilled to discover rare ocelot kittens at den sites they have been monitoring through camera traps and GPS location data from adult ocelots. The kittens were discovered in April, but the news was released in December to protect the den sites and keep people away, giving the kittens the best chance of survival. Read full report.
News and Updates
Lynx in Alaska are solitary creatures but an Anchorage man got a surprise earlier this week when he spotted five of them from his living room. Michael Gerstl, 36, was able to snap a few pictures with his cellphone as the group of lynx made their way down the road past his house near Flattop Mountain. Read full report.
A lynx found dead Sunday at Purgatory Resort has been identified as an 11½-year-old male born in Telluride, wildlife officials said Wednesday. Representatives with Colorado Parks and Wildlife previously told The Durango Herald the lynx was a 2- to 3-year-old female that was not tagged. Read full report.
American lion. Catamount. Fire cat. Panther. Puma. An impressive geographic range spanning from Southern Canada to the southernmost portions of Argentina and Chile has earned the mountain lion countless monikers throughout history. Read full report.
It’s been over a year since the story about a deformed mountain lion in Southeast Idaho spread across the world. However, state wildlife officials are still not sure why an extra set of teeth was growing out the side of the cougar’s head. Read full report.
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