Lions and the way they die part of GF&P statistics
Lions die in many ways in South Dakota.
They get hit by cars and trucks and even motorcycles. They get caught in traps. They drown. They kill each other.
They get sick. They starve. Occasionally, they die while GF&P teams are chasing or handling them in research work.
And, sometimes driven by hunger, they wander into town or kill pets or domestic livestock, to then be killed by local police, Game, Fish & Parks officers and, sometimes, Read More
File photo: Cougar. An approximately 2-year-old female cougar bares her teeth at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife agents preparing to release her back into the wild northeast of Arlington. (AP Photo/The Daily Herald, Mark Mulligan)
A cougar shot and killed early Thursday morning on Vancouver Island is believed to be the same one that attacked a seven-year-oldboy the previous night.
“We received a complaint of a cougar attack that occurred at the west end of Sproat Lake around 8:24 last night,” said Const. Read More
Sad Good Bye to Indian Summer
Julie Hanan has created a tribute site for Indian Summer here: https://sites.google.com/site/bigcattributes/home/indian-summer-bobcat
Indian Summer Bobcat 1989-2012
Big Cats Having Cool Fun in the Summer Time
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Earlier this month we asked for your help to urge California Governor Jerry Brown to sign Assembly Bill 1784. Last week, on a not-so-unlucky Friday the 13th, he did just that. We are now pleased to announce our mountain lion research bill has passed and want to take a moment to say thank you!
Success! Governor Brown Signs AB 1784
On Friday, July 13th, California Assembly Bill 1784 - authorizing scientific research on mountain lions in California - was signed by Governor Jerry Brown, making the bill a law. AB Read More
Genie the sandcat peeks out of one of her many hidey-holes Read More
A Tampa oasis for the victims of exotic animal faddists
The biggest of all cats: a tiger at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa.
TAMPA — How do you get the attention of a 500-pound lioness? If you work at Big Cat Rescue, you wander over to her oval encampment with a hunk of red meat dangling from the end of a long pole. Almost instantaneously, Nikita will appear and down that juicy morsel in one bite. She’s an exquisite creature with a long body, a full coat of tan fur, and inquisitive eyes. Little would you know that she spent her first Read More
Mountain Lions should be managed through hunting, senator LeRoy Louden says
by Christine Scalora, Nebraska News Service - 2/2/2012
State lawmakers heard testimony that could open the door to a mountain lion hunting season.
Sen. LeRoy Louden of Ellsworth introduced the bill, LB928, with the support of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, to allow the commission to establish a hunting season to manage the mountain lion population.
The Natural Resources Committee heard testimony on the bill in a Read More