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  • Live and let live

    Live and let live

    Mountain lions can be dangerous, but the risk is over-rated and well worth accepting for those of us who want to live in a truly wild West.

  • Heard around the West

    "Pit bulls with flippers" in Newport Beach; mountain lion problems; Lewis the Cat; don’t try this on the highway; Fighting Sioux fight for sports team name

  • Prey at the waterhole

    The experience of watching a mountain lion is utterly transformed when the watcher realizes he is the one being watched

  • Lion plan draws heat from scientists, enviros

    The Oregon state Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to cut mountain lion numbers by as much as 40 percent over the next five years

  • Dr. Sharon and the lion hunters

    Small-animal veterinarian Sharon Senezcko has become a fierce advocate for South Dakota’s mountain lions

  • Hear Him Roar

    Andrew Wingfield’s tensely told novel, Hear Him Roar, describes what happens when Puma concolor, the mountain lion, collides with Homo dingus dongus, the suburban homeowner

  • Cougar Management Guidelines

    Cougar Management Guidelines collects current cougar research into a set of guidelines for managing these secretive and increasingly rare big cats

  • Dogs could chase big cats again

    The Oregon Legislature is considering a bill that would allow hunters to use dogs to chase down cougars

  • Cougar hunt creates uproar

    Following a flurry of sightings and a much-publicized, ill-starred hunt for mountain lions in Sabino Canyon near Tucson, Arizonans push for changes in how the state manages its big cats

  • Big cats on the block

    In The Beast in the Garden, David Baron looks at our changing relationships with predators, focusing on the death of a young Colorado man who was killed by a mountain lion

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