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Honoring Barry Lopez, Longtime Honorary Board Member

01/07/2021

The Mountain Lion Foundation’s Board and staff mourn the passing of author Barry Lopez, a literary lion, friend to lions, and defender of nature. Barry played a unique role in the history and mission of the Mountain Lion Foundation, having lent his esteemed name to our Honorary Board since the Foundation’s inception in 1986. Valuing his contribution as we did, we were honored to know that he too felt pride in the length of time he’d served in this capacity...

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Whatever you call America's Lion...

he's more than a trophy...
too few in numbers...
across far less habitat...
in a land with more people.

Frequently Asked Questions Answered about Mountain Lions
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The American Lion:
Biology and Behavior

Spend just eight minutes and learn little known facts about the fascinating mountain lion. Get a glimpse of how a mountain lion thinks, feels, and senses. What makes the mountain lion so adaptable to a wide variety of habitats? How does their hunting differ from that of wolves and bears? What is their relationship to the ecosystem?
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ON AIR: Will Stolzenburg about his New Book

5/5/16 An Audio Interview with Julie West, MLF Broadcaster

Heart of a Lion explores the incredible journey of one mountain lion across the eastern United States.

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