When Will One Show Up In Queens?

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The last confirmed sighting of a cougar in Connecticut was in the late 1800s. The Mountain Lion struck and killed by a car in Connecticut in June has been confirmed as a wild animal. Its journey originated in South Dakota, 1,500 miles to the west! Asides

Big Cat Week 2012 Starts Sunday!

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From Cougars, tigers, cheetahs, jaguars, and snow leopards and more, it’s a great time to learn more about these amazing cats! Nat Geo Wild presents the third annual Big Cat Week starting Sunday, Dec 9th. The week features shows that highlight the kings and queens of the jungle! A few facts that might surprise you: · Africa’s lion population has declined by more than 90 percent in the last 50 years. There are now more tigers living in captivity than in the wild.

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Boy Crazy: Why Older Loon Ladies Chase Young Studs

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Perhaps the most salient point made by the researcher is that this “cougar”-like behavior is “a striking example of how animals adapt to maximize their breeding capacity regardless of the breeding environment they face.” Image by John Picken/Wikimedia Commons. When aging male Common Loons begin to lose their mojo or die off, females are still going strong—and ready for action, even if that means seeking the attentions of younger males.

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On Cat Killers and Mental Competency

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Mentally competent people, oddly enough, go around mutilating and killing deer and ducks and cougars, though, when doing so either is in season or some governmental body has decided their numbers need trimming. People in South Florida are still in an uproar over the mutilation and slaughter of 19 house cats (allegedly) by 18-year old Tyler Weinman, who was declared mentally competent and not a danger to himself or others (!).

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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It

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In his piece on state agencies, The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Wolves , Mr. Wuerthner states, “Perhaps the most significant and obvious conflict between the goals of the NAMWC and actual behavior of state agencies has to do with management of predators, particularly bears, cougars, coyotes and wolves. The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation (NAMWC) is often held up as the best system of wildlife management and conservation in the world.

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The Emotional Lives of Animals

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I also watched a red fox bury her mate after a cougar had killed him. Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience. by Marc Bekoff. Scientific research shows that many animals are very intelligent and have sensory and motor abilities that dwarf ours. Dogs are able to detect diseases such as cancer and diabetes and warn humans of impending heart attacks and strokes.

Feral Cats Are An Invasive Species in North America (and elsewhere)

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He also had tigers, cougars, and some other animals. The ranger stood on the dirt road, facing south, and the rest of us, scattered about the parked safari truck, facing north and paying close attention to what she was saying. The sun was slipping quickly below the red sand dunes to our west, and the day’s warm breeze was rapidly changing to a chill wind.