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The Lion Inside the Wolf

There was once a pack of wolves that roamed the woods in the middle of winter not too many years ago.  Harsh weather drove them from their collapsed shelter deep in the mountains and they were in search of a new home. 990 more words


Mountain Lions Spotted Last Night

I heard it on the radio while grabbing some lunch today — 3 Mountain Lions were spotted in Portola Valley last night around 11:30 pm.  The obligatory warnings were given about not hiking at dusk or dawn and the usual what to do if you find yourself in a confrontation. 129 more words


What we're reading: Aug 22, 2014

Who dispersed the seeds?
DNA barcoading applications are now being used on seeds, not to determine the species of the plant but which species dispersed the seeds. 127 more words

Friday Link Dump

Outfitter Pleads Guilty To Federal Wildlife Charge

DENVER (AP) – Prosecutors say a western Colorado outfitter pleaded guilty to a federal wildlife charge after he was accused of capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats to make hunting easier for clients. 153 more words


Man Arrested For Calling Police About Imaginary Escaped Mountain Lion

The call to police in Aiken, South Carolina seemed wacky but plausible: a man who worked at a pet store called to report a burglary. He said that a 100-pound mountain lion worth $35,000 was missing from the store, and had either been stolen during a burglary or had taken advantage of the opportunity to escape. 217 more words

Maybe Not

Trail running in the Bay Area sounds good, and it is, but alone?  I’m thinking twice about going anywhere other than Fremont Older OSP, and even that might be coming to an end. 316 more words


Are large mammals coming back to Iowa?

Sightings of large mammals such as bears, moose, mountain lions, and wolves have become increasingly common as of late. Many Iowans are beginning to wonder what would change if the mammals established breeding populations within the state. 157 more words