mountain lion

Report of Mountain Lion in Massachusetts: Real Sighting or Wild Tale?

UPDATE 3/1: Wildlife officials say the paw prints look canine, meaning it was likely a dog or coyote. Television news has been abuzz up here in Massachusetts this week with … Read more

Three Mountain Lion Kittens Killed Trying to Cross the Road in Southern California

In my blog posts, I try to focus on the good news stories for wildlife as there are certainly enough examples of the bad. Yet today I felt compelled to … Read more

Mountain lion cubs at Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue.

We’re Not Mountain Lion About These Facts

NWF’s California Director is writing a book on wildlife and to help her out we asked our Facebook community what they would like to know about mountain lions. We received … Read more

A mountain lion enjoys her dinner on Mulholland Drive in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Cyclist Has Amazing Encounter with a Mountain Lion in Los Angeles

Why did the cyclist cross the road? To put some distance between himself and the mountain lion eating its dinner! Known for its scenic vistas, Mulholland Drive meanders through the … Read more

A Mountain Lion in Hollywoodland: Does Los Angeles Appreciate Its Wild Animals?

National Park Service biologist Jeff Sikich stands among a stand of chaparral and mountain mahogany on the edge of a parking lot adjacent to the famed Griffith Observatory. People casually … Read more

Mountain Lion Seeks Backyard Oasis

Guest post by Hari Viswanathan. On May 18, this beautiful mountain lion stopped by my parent’s backyard pond in Los Alamos, N.M., adding to the long list of amazing wildlife encounters … Read more

The Day the Mountain Lion Came to Santa Cruz

As someone who avidly follows California wildlife issues, a tweet grabbed my attention one morning last month. SCPD preparing ATVs to try to force mountain lion out of downtown Santa … Read more

Wildlife with Marvelous Mustaches – Movember Edition

While Movember is a fun way to support a serious issue, we thought it was important to highlight some wildlife touting mustaches (or moustaches if you prefer) in style. So … Read more

A Monumental Announcement for Fort Ord Wildlife

President Obama recently named Fort Ord America’s newest National Monument–an area encompassing nearly 15,000 acres of prime wildlife habitat in Monterey County, California.  A National Monument is a protected area … Read more

Mountain lion in Montana

Photo of the Day: Mountain Lion

Mountain lions, more commonly knows as cougars, have been an inspiration at NWF for quite some time. Watch one of our staffers recount their run in with a mountain lion, then adopt its … Read more

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