Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are collaring and tracking foxes and coyotes to learn about the species and head off potential conflict with other city residents.Read full report.
Wildlife on roadways exacts a terrible cost. If the animal is large enough, it can kill the occupants of the car that hit it, and even smaller creatures can do plenty of financial damage. In addition, it is estimated that a million animals are killed on U.S. roads every day. Read full report.
State wildlife officials have euthanized a wild bobcat after it attacked three pet cats in a rural area of Northern California. Read full report.
A tired and thin female mountain lion cub has been pulled to safety from a beach in Central California. The San Luis Obispo Tribune reports authorities got a call that the 6-month-old, 25-pound mountain lion was in the water near a cove Montana de Oro State Park. Read full report.
Wildlife biologist Hilary Swarts is optimistic about the South Texas ocelot population and with good reason. Read full report.
The African golden cat is arguably the continent's least known feline, inhabiting dense tropical forests, almost never seen, and, of course, long-upstaged by Africa's famous felines: lions, cheetahs, and leopards. Read full report.
People seldom see cougars, America’s largest wild feline, because of the cats’ secretive ways. Read full report.
hen a bobcat mother and her kitten curled up together on the UC Santa Cruz campus in early September, the kitten couldn’t have known its mother was dying of rat poison. But Duane Titus noticed her lethargy and mangy fur, and he suspected that anticoagulants were making her bleed internally. Read full report.
At least three Santa Cruz bobcats have died in the last four months of complications related to ingestion of rodent poisons, according to local news reports. The three, all found dead in the vicinity of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, had high amounts of anticoagulants used in rodent poisons in their bloodstreams. Read full report.
Everglades Coalition wrapped up its 30th annual conference in Key Largo this past weekend. A panel discussion Saturday revealed that Florida’s endangered panthers are actually growing in numbers. Read full report.
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