Cougar

26 Jan

NatGeo: Panthera’s Puma Program Leader Dr. Mark Elbroch Describes ‘A Fortress for Puma Kittens’

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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.

20 Jan

People vs. Predators – Competing for Wild Meat in Belize

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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.

08 Jan

Video: Cougar Mother and Rambunctious Kittens

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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.

05 Jan

Panthera’s New NatGeo Cat Watch Blog - ‘Mountain Lions vs. Porcupines’

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A new National Geographic Cat Watch blog post by Panthera’s Puma Program Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, examines a recent encounter between F99, a female puma monitored through Panthera's Puma Program, and a porcupine in northwest Wyoming.

25 Nov

Pledge to Support Wild Cats on #GivingTuesday

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In just one week, you can make a powerful contribution to help secure the future of the world's wild cats in the New Year, and beyond. 

On Tuesday, December 2nd, people around the world will celebrate #GivingTuesday - a one-day global movement dedicated to inspiring meaningful and charitable contributions to causes that are changing our world for the better.

04 Nov

Cougars versus Black Bears

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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.

24 Oct

NatGeo Cat Watch: Fumbling Cougar Kittens - Learning to Hunt

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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.

09 Sep

The Associated Press Reports on Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project

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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.

01 Aug

Jackson Hole News & Guide Features Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project and Findings on ‘Cougar Communities’

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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.

09 Jul

Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project Leader Interviewed on Cougars and ‘The Wolf Effect’

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Earlier this week, Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project Leader, Dr. Mark Elbroch, was interviewed on Defender Radio about new research from Panthera’s Teton Cougar Project and partner scientists which confirms how two key predators - cougars and wolves - interact and share their habitat in northwest Wyoming.