For years, the Florida panther, a majestic creature that lurks in and around the forests of the Everglades, has teetered on the edge of permanent disappearance. Read full report.
Two bobcat kittens that were rescued at the scene of a house fire in southwest Calgary afternoon have been successfully reunited with their mother. Read full report.
Two young mountain lions, suspected to be brothers, were fitted with GPS collars last month and added to a 15-year-old study of the big cats in and around Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Read full report.
Aside from habitat loss, bobcats face the fallout of human activity. Rat poisons are one of the biggest threats to these animals. Households, businesses, golf courses, agriculture and industries place rat poisons in the environment. Read full report.
Last year, a group of Montanans, including wildlife biologists and hunters, launched a ballot initiative that would have banned trapping on public lands. They called trapping barbaric because people’s pets, as well as threatened and endangered wildlife, inadvertently get killed in traps. Read full report.
You can expect to see mountain lions anywhere in Idaho. Because lions are territorial, young adults sometimes move into marginal, non-typical habitats, such as urban areas, looking for unoccupied territory. Read full report.
Reduced-impact logging doesn’t need to be a death knell for a region’s big animals, according to a new study in Biotropica — but only if hunting is well-regulated. Read full report.
An Iberian Lynx, bred in Spain, but which had been released into the wild on Wednesday in the Guadiana Valley in Portugal, where the critically endangered species is being reintroduced, died after it was run over on the same day in the area of Mértola, in the Beja district. Read full report.
Imagine being just a year old and having to move out on your own! From about 6 months of age, mountain lion kittens can survive without their mom, but it is a difficult existence. Most kittens will stay with their mother until the age of 12 to 18 months. Read full report.
Residents in a Santa Barbara County neighborhood are on the lookout after a 100-pound mountain lion was twice spotted wandering the streets Friday. Read full report.