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Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Study Shows That Mountain Lions Fear the Sound of Human Voices

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 19, 2017 0

The largest wild cat in North America, the mountain lion—also known as a catamount, cougar, panther and puma—has powerful limbs and can leap as high as 15 feet and as far as 40 feet.

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99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

99 Percent of Us Want Our National Parks and Monuments Protected, but Downsizing Looms

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 29, 2017 1

In quiet places, we yearn for absolution. But peace swiftly flees. It’s not surprising that 99.2 percent of us want our national parks and monuments to continue to stand—or even grow—in their current sizes

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Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Grizzly Bears Just Lost Federal Protections

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 18, 2017 1

Later this month, in late July 2017, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bears outside Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park will lose their Endangered Species List protections. Jurisdiction over the bears will

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Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Videos: The “Bark Rangers” of Our National Parks

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 30, 2017 2

Encounters between people and wildlife in our national parks can sometimes go wrong. That’s why the National Park Service is enlisting some very special rangers. Gracie is just one of this new “breed” of park

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After 100 Years, a New Vision for the National Park Service

After 100 Years, a New Vision for the National Park Service

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 13, 2016 0

Managing wildness. Seems like an oxymoron to me. After all, if it is managed, can it still be wild? Yet that is the almost impossible task we have asked the U.S. National Park Service

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Bull Moose at the Lake

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Bull Moose at the Lake

Kendal Bower September 23, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a bull moose in Glacier National Park. Photographer Shannon Phifer watched the moose

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