• Keeping Mountain Lion Kittens Safer

    1 month ago - By National Geographic

    A mountain lion kitten, of an age when they remain in the den awaiting their mother's return to nurse and bond with her. Photograph by Mark Elbroch / Panthera
    An early snow had painted northwest Wyoming completely white, making it beautiful, but treacherous. Navigating the slippery roads of the backcountry, we paused to look at footprints of a mountain lion we call F61. She had crossed the road and climbed toward the ridgeline.
    Just up the road, we found a houndsman's truck tucked up against the trees. I turned off the engine, and we stepped out into the crisp, still air. We didn't hear...
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