Cheryl Gray

Project Puma: How Cougars are Better for our Health

August 25, 2014

How can a wild animal like a mountain lion be better for our health? We have all heard about the web of life, how all things are connected, and that there is a natural balance within an ecosystem. Pumas show us how removing part of that system shifts that balance and creates a system that is more detrimental to us people. Read full report.

Elusive big cats pose little threat to humans

August 19, 2014

The recent attack on goats and sheep by a mountain lion near Lakeside County Park has more than a few people concerned about their safety. A few weeks prior to the attack a lion was spotted by a man who was walking his dog near the dog park at the county park. Lions also have been seen in the State Park. A few years ago a lion was spotted at the Kmart parking lot in Lakeport. Read full report.

China’s Threat to Wild Tigers

June 29, 2014

EARLIER this year, a police raid on a house party in Leizhou, Guangdong Province, in southern China, revealed a decadent diversion apparently popular among some of China’s elite: watching a tiger being slaughtered and butchered, then gorging on meat that’s considered an exotic delicacy. Read full report.