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Cheryl Gray

DON’T POISON OUR FELINE FRIENDS!

May 26, 2017

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.

Good management starts with science

May 25, 2017

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.

Captive-bred Iberian Lynx found dead hours after release

May 22, 2017

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 MOVING OUT WHEN YOU’RE 1 YEAR OLD

May 22, 2017

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.

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