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Washington cougars need your help!

03/20/2020

Washington State's cougars - mountain lions - need your help today. Special interests have convinced the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to consider new rules regarding cougar hunting in Washington. The Fish and Wildlife Commission is going to vote on one of four options, or it could vote to not change anything. "Option 1 Status quo median density" is the least onerous choice that citizens are asked to choose from, the other three options will greatly increase the number of cats that hunters can kill...

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all the same animal!


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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