Wild cats are charismatic creatures, so you’d think we’d know them all pretty well by now. Just how little we understand—at least in some cases—is reflected in the identification of a new species of cat known as a tigrina in northeastern Brazil. Read full report.
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Wildlife biologists have embarked on an ambitious 10-year project to track mountain lions in the East Bay. Da Lin reports. Watch the report.
No one knows exactly how many mountain lions live in the East Bay, but an ambitious study now underway seeks to make an accurate count of the big cats. Read full report.
A mountain lion killed last month by a motorist on the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills was a visitor from the north that would have brought new genetic material to the isolated cougar population in the Santa Monica Mountains, the National Park Service said Wednesday. Read full report.
An Anatolian leopard was killed by a shepherd in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Nov. 3, drawing attention back to a species long thought extinct within Turkey's borders. Read full report.