“She’s very close,” Germán Garrote whispers, pointing to a handheld receiver picking up Helena’s signal. Somewhere in this olive grove beside a busy highway in southern Spain, the Iberian lynx and her two cubs are probably watching us. Read full report.
Cats small and large are typically exemplars of grace – which, of course, makes their occasional missteps and tumbles all the more ungraceful-looking. More often than not, though (and the whole landing-on-their-feet thing proves the point), their superb agility comes through in a pinch and sees felines recover before actually falling flat on their whiskered faces. Read full report.
Researchers recently documented a rare case of a cougar from the Santa Monica Mountains successfully crossing U.S. Highway 101 and moving into a range less hemmed in by Southern California sprawl, the National Park Service said Monday. Read full report.
A photo taken late last month of a big cat sitting on the banks of the Housatonic River has sparked lively debate, with many believing it's a mountain lion -- even as the photographer and state wildlife officials say otherwise. Read full report.
Two hikers walking a High Sierra trail in California's wilderness encountered a wild mountain lion in their path, videotaping part of the nerve-wracking stare-down with the big cat that lasted nearly half an hour. Read full report.
Farmers could be offered free llamas as bodyguards to protect their sheep from wild lynx, which conservationists are hoping to reintroduce to Britain. Read full report.
You know when you go out hiking and before you’ve even started, you see a sign like this? If you encounter a mountain lion, face lion, back away slowly. Be large. Shout. Keep children close. Pick up children without bending. If attacked, fight back. Read full report.
Coyote Valley is full of wildlife. Many intrepid and resilient animals live in the valley floor, or use it as a pathway to move between the Santa Cruz Mountains and Diablo Range. Read full report.
In the heart of Kielder Village, Northumberland, hemmed in by Sitka spruce, the people are waiting for news of their proposed new neighbours. Read full report.
A cougar was killed by officials Wednesday morning in the southeast Calgary community of Willow Park after it “approached” two police officers before running through a nearby golf course and then into a backyard. Read full report.