What do Mountain Lions Look Like? Mountain Lions (Puma concolor), are known throughout the world as “The cat with many names”, and it is true. They go by many names that you may have heard of, such names include: Mountain Lion, Cougar, Panther, Puma, or Catamount. However, despite the many names that go with this […]

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The Guardian reports California family find mountain lion lounging in their bathroom The big cat wandered into the home in the Sierra Nevada foothills and took refuge in the bathroom before being coaxed out See photos and read story at California family find mountain lion lounging in their bathroom | US news | The Guardian

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Up in the Santa Monica Mountains, P-47 was just going about his job. The mountain lion, studied by researchers since he was 4 weeks old, was part of an ecosystem that keeps rodent populations under control. However, due to eating prey animals dosed with anticoagulant poisons, internal bleeding caused him to die a slow and painful death. Action #1 […]

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Center for Biological Diversity News Release New Study: Endangered Species Act Has Saved 99 Percent of Protected Species From Extinction PORTLAND, Ore.— A study published today in the journal PeerJ shows the Endangered Species Act has saved roughly 99 percent of protected wildlife since its creation in 1973, demonstrating the law has been overwhelmingly successful. […]

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