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Pumas leave their mark

Here’s a sequence at a scrape I put together. It is believed these linear impressions, made by males using their back feet, are intended to mark territory as well as attract mates. 492 more words

Yellowstone National Park

A Mountain Lion's Penchant for Coyotes

Toni Ruth conducted the second of three major cougar studies in Yellowstone National Park. The first Yellowstone cougar study was led by biologist Kerry Murphy between 1987 and 1996, pre-wolf days. 386 more words

Yellowstone National Park

Dead Mountain Lion Had Several Rat Poisons In His System

SUNLAND (CBSLA) – Researchers said Tuesday they were unable to determine the cause of death for a roughly 10-year-old male mountain lion known as P-41… 431 more words


Oakland Zoo Gives New Home To Orphaned Mountain Lion Cubs From SoCal

OAKLAND (AP) — Two orphaned mountain lion cubs discovered two weeks apart in Southern California have found a new home at the Oakland Zoo.

The Orange County Register reports the male cubs are 3-4 months old and were found 15 miles (24 kilometers) apart in a rugged area in eastern Orange County. 128 more words


Let’s Talk About Mountain Lions

Mountain lions also go by various other names, such as cougar, puma, or catamount. You can find them throughout North and South America and they are the second-heaviest cat in the world. 476 more words

Christian Tedrow

Main Street, Bennington, VT

A Bejeweled Fiberglass Mountain Lion Seen on Main Street in Bennington, One of Twenty Eight Such Identical Yet Differently Decorated Statues That Can Be Found Through Out the Town as Part of Its “Catamount Prowl”


In-Laws And Wild, Carnivorous Animals

My in-laws came to visit for Thanksgiving, and they brought a big basket filled with chocolate, potato chips, fruit leather, candy and nuts. We were sad to see them go at the end of the holiday, but we are cautiously optimistic that we can return to our normal eating habits and our pants may one day fit again. 565 more words

Life On The Ranch