Archive for cougar

California Officials Kill Aggressive Mountain Lion

California's something of a hotbed for mountain lion sightings. If you recall, a few weeks ago, I shared the video of a cougar taking an early morning stroll through the Hollywood Hills suburbs. Earlier this week, a family a run-in of their own with one of the big cats in nearby Orange County—and the result was substantially scarier.

April 02, 2014

Trail Cam Captures Deer-Chasing Cougar

A Nebraska hunter's trail cam caught some truly remarkable footage of a cougar on the heels of a whitetail deer.

August 25, 2011

Will WA Houndsmen Be Able to Hunt Cougars Again?

In 1996 a Washington state voter initiative resulted in a ban on hunting mountain lions with hounds. The vote was strongly influenced by an "animal rights" misinformation campaign, and now a few lawmakers say it's time to restore hunters' rights. A bill sponsored by state Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, would establish a permanent cougar season for hound hunters.

February 16, 2011

Cougar Spotted in Upper Peninsula

Michigan has released a trail camera photo of a cougar in the Upper Peninsula, which makes the seventh cougar sighting in two and a half years.

June 22, 2010

Game Profiles: Cougar

Thriving in almost any remote terrain with good cover, cougars can establish home ranges of 50 square miles or more, depending on the season and abundance of prey.

January 13, 2010