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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.

Lucky To Be Alive: Homeless Man Survives Mountain Lion Attack

AP | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green

PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A homeless man was repeatedly bitten and clawed by a mountain lion at a Southern California encampment, but was expected to su...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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-ye...

Apple Sets New Record

AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says Mac users downloaded 3 million copies of Mountain Lion, its latest operating system, in the first four days it was availa...

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...

Mountain Lion Gets Reviewed

AP | ANICK JESDANUN | Posted 09.24.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — I didn't need to spend a lot of time with the new Mac operating system to see that phones and tablet computers have won out over per...

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 ...

Apple Has A Social Friend -- And It's Not Facebook

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 02.16.2012 | Technology

Apple's Mountain Lion doesn't roar. It tweets. The preview of Apple's forthcoming desktop software, OS X Mountain Lion, underscores the tech giant'...

LOOK: Apple Unveils New Instant Message App

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 02.16.2012 | Technology

One of the new features unveiled Thursday in Apple's surprise unveiling of OS X Mountain Lion -- the next incarnation of Apple's desktop operating sys...

6-Year-Old Boy Attacked By Mountain Lion In Texas

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Green

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas -- Officials at Big Bend National Park in West Texas are looking for a mountain lion that attacked and injured a 6-year-...

Emmy Rossum Got Angry At A Mountain Lion

Posted 03.03.2012 | TV

Emmy Rossum is pretty pleased that she has a pool, as they're not easy to come by in Manhattan. She even has a lovely view of a clearing and cypress t...

An Opossum Encounter In Shaw; 'Cougar' Report At Glover Park Apartment

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There have been more reminders that nature is not a stranger to the District of Columbia. Monday morning, neighborhood blog Prince of Pe...

Mountain Lion Allegedly Spotted In D.C. Near Fannie Mae HQ

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A mountain lion was allegedly sighted last week in the northern end of Glover-Archbold Park, according to a posting on Cleveland Park's ...

Mountain Lion Tranquilized Near CU Boulder Dorm

Posted 12.06.2011 | Denver

A mountain lion, that witnesses say was approximately 4 feet long, was found and tranquilized on the University of Colorado Boulder campus, Wednesday ...

Lessons From the Lions, Bobcats and Sea Turtles in Our Backyards

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco
Wallace J Nichols

GPS tracking efforts suggest mountain lions find the hills around our home very appealing. We live in a puma hotspot, you might say.