A mountain lion that wandered into an autobody shop in Antelope Valley knocked down a mechanic who came to open up the shop Friday morning, he said. Read full report.
Photos of a pack of gray wolves in Northern California have caused quite a stir. The largely nocturnal creatures were almost hunted to extinction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the western U.S. by hunters and ranchers who sought to protect their livestock. Read full report.
Siskiyou County has clearly depicted two adults and five pups. The pack has been named as the Shasta pack because of their closeness to Shasta Mountain. Last time a wolf was discovered four years back when an OR-7, a lone wolf, made the solo trek from Oregon to California. Read full report.
In 2004, just a couple years into our study of mountain lions in the fragmented Santa Monica Mountains and surrounding area, the first two deaths occurred. Both deaths happened within a month of each other. Both were the result of rodenticide poisoning. And both lived north of the 101 in the Simi Hills and Santa Susana Mountains. Read full report.
The State Game Commission (New Mexico) unanimously approved new rules Thursday that will allow hunters to kill more bears and trap more cougars, prompting opponents in a packed hearing room at the Santa Fe Community College to erupt in jeers, shouting "shame on you" to the seven commissioners. Read full report.
Diana Marchibroda insists she saw the beast near the Appalachian Trail in Virginia in May. From the woods sauntered a “tall, very sleek” mountain lion, she says. Ms. Marchibroda, a dentist who is 62 years old, says she and her silver-haired miniature schnauzer, Sophie, “both watched in awe.” Read full report.
Indonesia’s booming smartphone penetration is opening a new front in attempts to save the country’s wildlife. Read full report.
According to recent estimates, there are 2,226 tigers in India. This is significantly higher than the estimated population of 1,411 tigers in 2006 and 1,706 in 2010, years of previous population surveys. Read full report.
One of the world’s most endangered species of big cat has given birth in a zoo to three cubs in a zoo in Yorkshire. Read full report.
Scared, sick, and tiny, the orphaned clouded leopard cub has made it to safety. Read full report.
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