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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Patagonian Puma

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Patagonian Puma

Kendal Bower June 8, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a puma in Patagonia. Photographer Marcelo Melo took this shot of the

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Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 30, 2018 6

Eastern cougars (Puma concolor couguar) were officially declared extinct last week, on January 22, 2018. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has now removed them from the Endangered Species list, where they had been

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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 5

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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Encounters with the Wild Patagonian Puma

Encounters with the Wild Patagonian Puma

Kendal Bower April 18, 2016 0

It was our first evening at EcoCamp Patagonia when we saw it—our first puma. Relaxing on a cool evening, a female puma lay at the bottom of a large hill directly below camp. She didn’t

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