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  • I don't love my dog

    I don't love my dog

    It's hard to love your dog when she keeps rolling in dead animals and bringing half-eaten deer parts into your formerly tranquil home.

  • A frantic lion meets the border wall

    A frantic lion meets the border wall

    The U.S.-Mexico border wall does nothing to stop either drugs or illegal immigrants, but it sure can frustrate roaming wildlife, including mountain lions.

  • Ordinary wild

    Ordinary wild

    A cougar roams downtown El Paso, and a faraway writer watching on YouTube re-encounters wildness.

  • Winterkill

    Winterkill

    What might seem like a grisly discovery – a deer killed by a mountain lion – confirms the place of all living things, including humans, in the circle of life.

  • Cougars in chaos

    Washington’s cougar population is in serious trouble, and some trace recent problems back to a 1996 ban on hunting the big cats with hounds.

  • Heard Around the West

    Santa Fe coyotes replaced by mountain lions; cat problems in Colorado; bunny restraining order in Oregon; dead snakes bite back; mysterious things in a dead bird’s tummy.

  • 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

  • Dr. Sharon and the lion hunters

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

  • Politics, prejudice and predators

    In Predatory Bureaucracy, Michael J. Robinson traces the history of the U.S. Biological Survey, particularly its war on wolves

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