Mountain lions

October 30, 2017 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service has withdrawn plans to pay nearly $100,000 for a project honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party after police groups complained to President Donald Trump. The park service had pledged $98,000 to the University of California, Berkeley for a two-year...
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In this August 2017 photo provided by Brian McKinney, Sam Vonderheide, right, and McKinney, left, pose for a photo on the top of Mount Whitney, Calif. The two hikers walking a High Sierra trail videotaped a nerve-wracking stare-down with a wild mountain lion on July 23. The video shows the adult lion scurry down a winding trail out of sight; moments later the hikers round a turn to see the large cat peering down on them from a rocky perch feet away. (Brian McKinney via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 12:18 am
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A nerve-rattling encounter with a mountain lion started with a fleeting glimpse of the big cat's tail on a High Sierra trail in California's wilderness. Brian McKinney didn't believe it was a puma that his hiking partner Sam Vonderheide had seen, so he got out his phone and...
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August 07, 2017 - 5:30 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A nerve-rattling encounter with a mountain lion started with a fleeting glimpse of the big cat's tail on a High Sierra trail in California's wilderness. Brian McKinney didn't believe it was a puma that his hiking partner Sam Vonderheide had seen, so he got out his phone and...
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August 07, 2017 - 3:56 pm
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Two hikers walking a High Sierra trail in California's wilderness encountered a wild mountain lion in their path, videotaping part of the nerve-wracking stare-down with the big cat that lasted nearly half an hour. The video shows the adult lion scurry down a...
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Male Amur leopard cubs (Panthera pardus orientalis), also known as the Manchurian leopard, explore their enclosure in the zoo in Leipzig, Germany, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The leopards born on April 22, 2017, have no names yet. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
June 27, 2017 - 7:33 am
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Two Amur leopard cubs have made their public debut at the zoo in the German city of Leipzig. Now the search is on for their names. Mother Mia kept a close eye Tuesday on her two sons, who were born April 22 and now weigh more than 4 kilos (8.8 pounds) each. The zoo says it...
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In this undated photo provided by the National Park Service shows mountain lion kittens known as P-57 and P-58, who were abandoned by their three-year-old mother. The two mountain lion kittens have died in the Southern California wilderness after being abandoned by their mother. The male and female were part of a study of cougars by researchers with the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area near Los Angeles. (National Park Service via AP)
June 07, 2017 - 3:58 pm
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Two mountain lion kittens being tracked by scientists have died in the Southern California wilderness after being abandoned by their mother. The male and female dubbed P-57 and P-58 were part of a study of cougars by researchers with the Santa Monica Mountains National...
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