We are proud to share that Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, has been awarded a Master Tracker Certificate from CyberTracker Conservation – a South African nonprofit organization that promotes the development of global environmental monitoring.
A new National Geographic Cat Watch blog post by Panthera Puma Program Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, describes the awesome 'fortresses' pumas use to birth and nurse their kittens.
A new Panthera co-authored publication released by Oryx, the International Journal of Conservation, reports on how predators, like jaguars, and people compete for wild meat in Belize.
Watch a video below taken in May of 2013 of a female puma monitored through Panthera’s Puma Program, known as F61 and her two, rambunctious kittens.
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F96, nicknamed Frostbite because of the loss of parts of her ears and the tip of her tail during the winter of 2012-13, is a young female mountain lion followed as part of Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project. She dispersed from her mother’s home range in May of this year, when she was 20 months old. As snow drifts melted last Spring, she launched south into unknown territory.
We recently captured F99, a now 1-year old, orphaned, female cougar kitten followed by Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project (see post Why Adult Cougars Kill Each Other? for how she was orphaned and Orphaned Cougar Kittens and Their Inspiring Will to Survive for some of her adventures since). We swapped out the tiny, expandable collar that we’d given her at 5 weeks old, for a cutting-edge, solar-assisted, light-weight Iridium GPS collar.
Dozens of media outlets, including the Miami Herald, San Francisco Gate and others, picked up a recent Associated Press story on research out of Panthera's Teton Cougar Project showing cougars are more sociable and less solitary than once thought.
Jackson Hole News & Guide Features Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project and Findings on ‘Cougar Communities’
Read a new Jackson Hole News & Guide article that discusses findings from Panthera's Teton Cougar Project showing that cougars, once thought of as solitary carnivores, are much more social than scientists previously thought.