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When one of the world’s leading mountain lion researchers viewed the now-famous video of a snarling cougar following a terrified hiker in Utah, the scene was eerily familiar.
Three mountain lions were killed after being found feeding on human remains on a popular hiking trail in Pima Canyon, Arizona, the Arizona Daily Star reported.
A runner in Colorado fought and killed an 80-pound mountain lion that attacked him on a nature trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, wildlife officials said.
Idaho Fish and Game officials have captured a mountain lion near the campus of Idaho State University.
An airplane approaching a rural Idaho airport had to abort its initial landing after a mountain lion was spotted on the runway.
Wildlife officials have killed a mountain lion in eastern Idaho after it killed a dog near Pocatello.
WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Just as prey species are getting a little spring relief from winter, a new threat has shown up on the block: Grizzlies are emerging from their dens in the Priest Lake region. Snowshoers and snowmobilers can get a little creeped out scoping...
PREDATORS -- Mountain Lions in Yellowstone National Park appear to be maintaining their population in the wake of wolf reintroduction and a 60 percent reduction in the number of elk, wildlife researchers say. Their study is using DNA analysis of scat and hair, along with...
A mountain lion that authorities say recently attacked two dogs and killed a pet cat in the central Oregon town of LaPine has been shot and killed.
One dog has died and another is injured after they were apparently attacked by a mountain lion in a subdivision south of Ketchum.
A mountain lion that was part of a Southern California wildlife study has been struck and killed on a Los Angeles-area freeway.
HUNTING -- He didn't fill his elk tag this season, but muzzleloader-hunter Todd Klement says he bagged the trophy of a lifetime, and in a sense, the trophy of his dreams. "This female about 80-pounds stalked me not because I was human but because I...
A family camping in eastern Idaho scared off a mountain lion that tried to snatch their 4-year-old daughter away from a campfire.
A Colorado woman saved her 5-year-old son’s life by prying his head from the mouth of a mountain lion that was attacking the boy in their front yard, authorities said Saturday.
Barking at bears, romping through the forest, sniffing for poaching evidence, getting petted by a child and maybe cooling off with a swim in the Pend Oreille River.... It’s all in a good day’s work for Jax, a 1-year-old Karelian bear dog employed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
WILDLIFE -- In this video, a mountain lion caught in a bobcat trap is released without being tranquilized by two Utah Wildlife Resources staffers. This is gutsy work, considering the speed, power and agility of a cougar. It's reality worth watching. Covering the eyes of...