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12/22/2014

California's SB 132 -- at work saving another lion

Last Friday evening, a young, dispersing female mountain lion got lost and ended up in the middle of a mobile home park in the Southern California community of Newbury Park.

Residents spotted the lion at approximately 5:30 p.m. and contacted the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Once on scene, Sheriffs Deputies secured a safety perimeter and awaited assistance.

When wardens . . .
12/17/2014

Another Nebraska Lion Shot - Authorities Looking for Killer

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) announced yesterday that they are looking for the person who illegally shot and killed a 2-year old female mountain lion south of Chadron in the Nebraska National Forest.

NGPC officials stated that a hunter came upon the carcass of the mountain lion and reported his findings to authorities. An investigation took place and it has been . . .
12/16/2014

Kentucky game wardens kill 1st mountain lion to return since before the Civil War

Late yesterday afternoon, a woman walking her dog on her farm in northern Bourbon County, Kentucky spotted a mountain lion. The dog immediately took off and chased the lion up a nearby tree.

Officers from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) were dispatched and eventually arrived on the scene where they shot and killed the first known mountain lion to return . . .
12/15/2014

Mountain Lion Killed in Nevada for Eating Ducks

Last Thursday, a Churchill County, Nevada rancher shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked some ducks on his property.

According to Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy, the dead lion was a 4-year-old male weighing approximately 110-pounds. Healy also confirmed that the dead lion was not the same animal that harassed some goats west of Fallon early this . . .
12/12/2014

South Dakota considers allowing hounding for 2015 lion hunting season

The same day news reports came out about a den of lion kittens being ravaged and killed by a an uncontrolled research hound, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (SDGFP) Commission decided to consider a petition presented by South Dakota Houndsmen Association member Brad Tisdale to allow the use of hounds to hunt mountain lions outside of the Black Hills hunting district.

According to . . .
12/5/2014

Hollywood's favorite lion is feeling better - and now has a Friend!

Last March, Griffith Park's resident mountain lion -- P-22 was found to be suffering from mange and overexposure to rat poison. Now, nearly eight months later, Park officials have release photographs in which P-22 appears to be, strong, healthy, and happily feeding on the carcass of a deer.

P-22's health problem was originally discovered when researchers recaptured him in order to . . .
12/1/2014

Oklahoma Wildlife Department Confirms Mountain Lion Sightings

The following story was written by Ed Godfrey and first posted in the Oklahoman.


State wildlife officials recently confirmed two mountain lion sightings in northeast Oklahoma.

Photos of the mountain lions were caught on two trail cameras, one in . . .
11/24/2014

Colorado Family Sentenced for Running Canned Hunts in Utah

Update: A Federal court sentenced Colorado Big Game Hunting Guide Christopher Loncarich to 27 months in prison and 3-years probation for violating Lacey Act.

The sentence was part of a plea bargain when Loncarich plead guilty on 17 counts, for capturing mountain lions and other wildlife in Colorado and Utah so they could be used in expensive "canned" hunts for clients, some of whom . . .
11/21/2014

Proposition 117 Money At Work Protecting Wildlands

The following is a November 20, 2014 news article from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement and Acquisition Projects

At its November 20 . . .
11/18/2014

Another Lion Dies in Nebraska - When Will the Killing End?

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission announced that an 89-pound female mountain lion was killed by a hunter yesterday in Dakota County. This is the second mountain lion killed during Nebraska's inaugural lion hunt in the Prairie Unit Hunting Area. This hunting region includes almost all of the State and has a year-round, unlimited lion hunting season.

The death of this mountain lion . . .