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Family Rescues Preschooler From Jaws Of Mountain Lion In Idaho

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.15.2016 | Weird News

Idaho wildlife managers on Monday praised family members who charged a mountain lion and rescued a young girl from the jaws of the animal which was at...

Mom Fights Off Mountain Lion After It Attacks Her 5-Year-Old Son

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.18.2016 | Crime

A mother who heard her child crying outside their Colorado home ended up wrestling him from a mountain lion's grasp, authorities said. The 5-year-old ...

Who Needs Eyes On The Back Of Your Head? This Mountain Lion Has Teeth!

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.10.2016 | Weird News

A hunter tracking an aggressive mountain lion made a startling discovery when the cat's body turned up with an extra set of teeth on top of its head, ...

After Twenty Years Of Being Chained, This Circus Cat Is Finally Free

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.21.2015 | Green

An elderly mountain lion who spent his life chained to the back of a truck has finally gotten a taste of freedom....

Mountain Lion On Utility Pole Makes Gawkers Paws

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.01.2015 | Weird News

Maybe it was power-hungry. A mountain lion perched atop a 35-foot-utility pole in the California desert Tuesday, giving gawkers a rare glimpse of the ...

Killing Mountain Lions to Grow Mule Deer: Colorado's Planned Cull Is Ill-Conceived and Unscientific

Marc Bekoff | Posted 09.15.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is attempting to push through a controversial "study" that would involve killing significantly more numbers of mountain li...

House Cat Is So Not Impressed By Mountain Lion

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.24.2015 | Weird News

No one seems to have told this little house cat that mountain lions are fierce predators known for snacking on small pets unlucky enough to cross thei...

Mom's the Word for Kitty

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.01.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

At the risk of starting a scandal involving promiscuous sex and teenage pregnancy, I have been living in a cathouse for almost two decades. And the madam of the establishment was the mother of nine children.

"Rocky Mountain Guy"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.15.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have long been told, by people too numerous to mention, including members of my own family, to take a hike. But because of the rare...

Mountain Lion Attacks 6-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

A 6-year-old boy is in fair condition after surviving a mountain lion attack on Sunday. The family was on a hiking trail near the Picchetti Winery ...

Yellowstone in the Backyard: Time to Declare LA's San Gabriel Mountains a National Monument

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.26.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

As we head into the final days of August, most Americans are looking for one last summer escape. Many people have to travel hundreds of miles to find a refuge from the crush of everyday life. But the 17 million people living in Greater Los Angeles can find wild beauty right in their backyards.

Attempted Predation by Puma on Howler Monkeys in Costa Rica

Rob Pringle | Posted 04.06.2014 | Green
Rob Pringle

A short stroll before dinner last Thursday yielded a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife sighting -- along with the photos necessary to prove that it really happened.

Is There A Mountain Lion Prowling The Streets Of D.C.?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.04.2013 | Weird News

With national parks closed during the government shutdown, it appears nature is coming to us. Police in the District of Columbia say they have rece...

Core of the Core

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

One of the reasons Silicon Valley has become such a popular locus for the technology revolution is that it is darn beautiful here. The weather is salubrious, perhaps too hot in the most intense part of summer, but mostly temperate.

Rock on

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The truly grand facade stares at you, timeless. But of course time is what makes it. As my observation telescoped and expanded to try and (unsuccessfully) comprehend, a raptor silhouette made a long, graceful stitch in the scene.

On Mountain Lions, and the Forgotten Story of the 1909 Church Women Mauled by a Rabid Cougar

Justin Nobel | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weird News
Justin Nobel

The poor young woman recently killed by a lion in northern California got me thinking about big cat deaths in general.

Controversial Lion Cub Shooting Sparks Calls For Reform

San Mateo County Times, Calif. | Aaron Kinney | Posted 03.27.2013 | San Francisco

SAN MATEO -- Responding to last month's controversial killing by game wardens of two 4-month-old cougar cubs, state Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday will int...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Cougars: Wild Kingdom | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green

It's a muggy, buggy, August evening and we've pitched our tents along the edge of Cherry Brook in North Canton, Connecticut. Bo Ottmann, a 41-year-old...

9 Great Mountain Lion Features We Doubt You'll Ever Use

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.26.2012 | Technology

Apple's Mountain Lion operating system has been freed from its cage, and early reviewers agree that the new OS X is worth the upgrade. For just $20, M...

Scary Prank With 'Mountain Lion' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles

A mountain lion sleeping on your neighbor's patio table is a good reason to call 911. So Beverly Bradham of Laguna Beach, Calif., did the right thing,...

How To Download Mountain Lion Right Now

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology

In the App Store, the quiet App Store, Mountain Lion sleeps todaaaaay. Yup, OS X Mountain Lion is currently available for download in iTunes, and i...

Apple Announces Mountain Lion Release Date

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.24.2012 | Technology

The wait is over. After weeks of uncertainty, Apple has announced that Mountain Lion -- the newest edition of its operating system for Mac desktops...

This Lion Has Some Bite!

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology

Apple Mountain Lion was announced by Craig Federighi, Apple's vice president of Mac Software Engineering, when he took the stage shortly before 11 a.m...

Gavin Newsom Takes Out His Claws Against Cougar Killer

Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.02.2012 | San Francisco

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom is just one in a growing chorus of voices calling for the resignation of state Fish & Game Commission Pres...

WATCH: Dog Chases Mountain Lion Into A Tree

Carly Schwartz | Posted 04.23.2012 | San Francisco

Sure, they can be ferocious predators, but sometimes a mountain lion appears as docile as a common house cat. The latter happened in the Los Altos ...