Man who killed three grizzly bears sentenced in Montana

Meet P-41: The Verdugo Mountains’ new celebrity puma

National Park Service biologists are beginning to study lions in the Verdugo Mountains, and they suspect their might be significant genetic differences between them and lions in the Santa Monicas. While scientists admit they know very little at this point about cat dynamics in the Verdugo’s, the area buy valtrex tablets still may play an important part in the conservation of cougars in southern California. P-41 might just answer some of these questions…

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Mountain lion with kitten seen near Missoula

A mountain lion with a kitten was seen early Friday morning in a neighborhood west of Missoula. The Sherriff’s Department reminded news outlets that the animals pose very little danger to people. As always, proper safety precautions should be taken, buying valtrex online safe such as keeping pets inside at night and supervising children. See our Living with Cougars page for more information on how to live safely in cougar country.

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Additional habitat protected for Florida Panther

The Nature Conservancy, in cooperation with the local and state government, has successfully purchased the development rights for the 2,000 acre Black Boar Ranch in Hendry County. While the ranch itself hosts suitable puma habitat, it is also a significant buy valtrex online travel corridor for cats attempting to cross State Road 80. Seeing as Florida panthers need all the help they can get, this can only be a step in the right direction.

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New Mexicans continue to stand up for their wildlife

There are a number of great Letters to the Editor in Tuesday’s Albuquerque Journal regarding New Mexico Department of Game and Fish proposals to expand black bear hunting and implement cougar trapping. After showing strong and vocal opposition to the proposals at NMDGF public meetings, these letters serve as further evidence that New Mexicans understand the value of native carnivores in the ecosystem.

To read the letters, click here.

Cougar sighting in Snohomish, WA

A sergeant with the Snohomish Sheriff’s Office spotted a mountain lion near a middle school Tuesday morning. It appears that the mountain lion left the area shortly thereafter and has not been seen since. In most instances, cougars quickly pass through urban/developed areas in their search for wild food sources and a home. We hope that is the case with this particular cat.

To read the full story from the Sky Valley Chronicle, click here.

Montana FWP working on new mountain lion management plan

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is beginning the process of drafting a new mountain lion management plan. At present, mountain lion management in the state is guided by a 1996 Environmental Impact Statement. In recent years, can u buy valtrex online mountain lions have become a contentious topic, with strong disagreement between various groups over how the cats should be managed. We will be closely following the process and participating if/when possible.

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Proactive response to neighborhood cougar

USFWS searching for Florida panther killer

New Mexicans show their opposition to cougar trapping