Last week, the cougar that had been living on Vashon-Maury islands for the past year was killed by a state wildlife officer. Since then, islanders have expressed a range of emotions — from relief to sadness to anger — with some also considering lessons for the future. Read full report.
The number of verified cases of Florida panthers preying on livestock is on a record pace in 2017. Read full report.
Whilst there may be a growing trend for pet friendly officers, finding a Puma under your desk will probably not promote the stress free, morale boosting atmosphere intended. Read full report.
Just a few weeks ago we spotlighted a study out of Peru that revealed the third-densest population of ocelots anywhere. And now we've got a little piece of similarly bright news to report from the far northern frontier of that richly patterned wildcat's range: South Texas. Read full report.
Tigers and orangutans are the well-known faces of the palm oil crisis. But the enigmatic clouded leopard is equally threatened and almost unknown in comparison. Conservationists are looking at ways to make palm oil plantations work for it, rather than against it. Read full report.
Police cleared a golf course in Calgary's southeast Thursday after a possible cougar sighting there for the second time in less than a month. Read full report.
In January, the state of California reported that out of 68 mountain lions that were found dead in the wild between November 2015 and December 2016, all but four had traces of one or more anticoagulant poisons in their livers — the kind of poisons that people put out to kill rodents in their yards. Read full report.
Fishing cats, known as wetland ambassadors, have declined in #Bangladesh rapidly due to loss of habitat and indiscriminate killing, two studies by conservationists have revealed. Read full report.
Speed has its limits — on the open road and the Serengeti. Midsize animals tend to be the speedsters, even though, in theory, the biggest animals should be the fastest. Read full report.
Wildebeest rarely stay still for long. With sloping hindquarters, and an easy loping gait, their bodies are designed to move. In the Serengeti ecosystem, for instance, a wildebeest will move over more than 2,000 kilometres during their annual migration. Read full report.
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