River in Lisbon, Missouri
 
Photo of landsacape.

MISSOURI LION SCIENCE AND RESEARCH

Help ensure a future for mountain lions in Missouri!

Though mountain lions once roamed the great state of Missouri, human persecution has eliminated them from its hills and forests. With no mountain lion population to study, there isn't any current research to report in Missouri.


Click on other states' Science Tabs to see the myriad of research projects being conducted by researchers from universities, state and federal agencies, non-profits, and other groups across the country.

    USE THE TABS TO THE LEFT TO EXPLORE:
  • Return to the portal page for Missouri.

  • The status of puma concolor in Missouri.

  • State law and regulations affecting cougars.

  • The history of cougars in Missouri.

  • Ecosystems and habitat in Missouri.

  • Cougar science and research in Missouri.

  • Our library of media, research and reports.

  • How you can take action to help!

Click here to view our Activist Guide...

Becoming a Mountain Lion Activist

There are lots of opportunities to take action!

Are you new to mountain lion activism? You want to change your local environment to improve it for cougars... but you don't know how to start. You may feel like you are all alone... but it takes just one person to change the attitudes and lifestyles of hundreds of others. You don't need to belong to a group. It doesn't take special skills or superhuman abilities. You just need to care enough about cougars to want to help them survive. You've already done the hard part, now let us help you with the next step.

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