A few years have passed since a mountain lion was spotted in the Chicago area, but researchers say the number of sightings in the Midwest is on the rise. Read full report.
The manager of the Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry's Malatya regional office, Ayhan Deligöz, announced the animal carcass that was found in the Boğalı village of the eastern Anatolian province of Tunceli's Pülümür district on July 18 was an infant Anatolian leopard. Read full report.
Two weeks from now, on Aug. 4 and 5, the California Fish and Game Commission will hold its regular meeting here in Humboldt County, at Fortuna’s River Lodge Conference Center, and during its Wednesday session the commission is scheduled to decide whether or not to ban bobcat trapping statewide. Read full report.
Reports of confirmed mountain lion sightings have increased over the past decade in Kansas and Missouri, but experts say there are no signs that the animals are reproducing in either state. Read full report.
“I thought I saw a pussycat a-creeping up on me. I did, I saw a pussycat as BIG as he could be.” (With apologies to Looney Toons characters, Sylvester and Tweety Bird). Sorry about that, but that’s the first thought that came to mind when I think about rumors that keep popping up of native mountain lions (a.k.a. the eastern cougar) roaming around Connecticut. Read full report.
Highways bring people and cities closer together. Where once dusty wagon trails inhibited access to goods and services from other parts of the country, the rise of the freeway (and the car) provided unprecedented mobility for people – but, it turns out, not for wildlife. Read full report.
After sightings of a leopard-like animal by the locals in a town in North Khorasan Province, the provincial Environment Department sent some experts to the area to gather information about the unknown animal. The search produced photos of a Pallas’ cat (Otocolobus manul) with its four kittens which are rare in Iran’s wildlife. Read full report.
The biggest threat to Southern California mountain lions is us, confirms a comprehensive 13-year study of the population’s mortality and survival from the University of California, Davis. Read full report.
Two people charged with starting a wildfire that displaced two mountain lion cubs last summer have agreed to pay $9,450 in restitution in exchange for having felony charges dropped. Read full report.
Montana wildlife officials have reduced quotas for bobcat hunting and trapping across a broad swath of central and northern Montana. Read full report.
- 1 of 34