Archive for mountain lion

Exclusive: Collar Camera Records Deer Predation By Cougar

Collars on Washington deer are providing fabulous insight into the behavior of predators and prey—and some interesting predation, too.

October 27, 2014

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

Mountain Lion Goes for Stroll in Hollywood Hills

Security cameras have captured footage of a mountain lion out for a just-before-dawn stroll through a residential area in Hollywood Hills, Calif.

March 14, 2014

Montana Lion Hunter Loses All Three Dogs to Wolves

20-year-old Drew Zeiler quite literally lives for hunting mountain lions with his hounds.

January 24, 2013

Nebraska Police Kill Wandering Mountain Lion

A Kearney, Nebraska police officer shot and killed a mountain lion after it was spotted wandering through several residents' backyards.

May 11, 2011

Mountain Lion Found in Tulsa Backyard

A Tulsa man went out into his backyard one morning, and was shocked to discover a 70-pound mountain lion up in a tree.

April 27, 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

Mountain Lion Spotted in Kansas

Trail camera footage of a mountain lion in Nemaha County, Kansas marks the the fifth mountain lion sighting in the state's recent history.

December 28, 2010

Officers Kill Lion Suspected of Attack

Arizona Fish and Wildlife Department officials killed a mountain lion located less than half of a mile from the home of a man who was attacked last week.

June 14, 2010