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December 22, 2021

Study Shows Elk Fear Cougars More Than Wolves

Wolves are charismatic, conspicuous, and easy to single out as the top predator affecting populations of elk, deer, and other prey animals. However, a new study has found that the secretive cougar is actually the main predator influencing […]
December 5, 2018

Black Panther Hoaxes: Circus Train Wrecks

A hoax has been perpetuated on American wildlife enthusiasts and it centers on the existence of the black panther. There is no such species recognized as “black panther” anywhere on the planet much less in the […]
August 7, 2018

Bobcats Can Have Long Tails!

Bobcats have tails! Yes, the bobcat has a an actual tail. That might not seem worthy of the exclamation point there but it needs to be said emphatically. Over the last few years I have examined […]
October 13, 2016

White Cougars in Texas? You’ve Got to See This! (Video)

In January 2016 an interesting story broke via KLTV out of Tyler. Landowner Mitchell Cox of Hughes Springs captured on video what he and many others thinks is a “white panther”. “When I first saw the […]
March 19, 2014

Cougars showing super low survival rate

Only 7 percent of Jackson Hole’s mountain lions are surviving to adulthood, new research out of the Teton Cougar Project shows. Mark Elbroch, the cougar project’s leader, relayed his team’s findings during a presentation Monday before […]
January 7, 2014

Scientists learn about cougar movements

After centuries of hunting and eradication, mountain lions are slowly making a comeback in the lower 48 states. But as their numbers grow, so do conflicts with people. They cross roads and get in and among […]