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Mountain lion permit applications available June 30

Applications for a special limited-entry mountain lion license drawing will be available from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks beginning Sunday.

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Mountain lion population

Mountain lion population

Mountain lion population estimates made by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks researchers are being questioned by hunters in western Montana.

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Cougar estimates criticized by hunters

Cougar estimates criticized by hunters

Mountain lion hunters from northwestern Montana roundly criticized Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ proposed lion quotas for the next two seasons at the Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting in Helena on Thursday.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mountain lion population

Mountain lion population

A new report by the Teton Cougar Project shows that cougars are not as solitary as previously thought.

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Research: Low cougar survival rate in Jackson Hole

JACKSON, Wyo. — New research shows that only 7 percent of mountain lions in the Jackson Hole area are surviving into adulthood.

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Mountain lion

Mountain lion

A mountain lion meeting will be held on Thursday in Three Forks.

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Mountain lion meeting Thursday night

Mountain lion meeting Thursday night

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will hold a public meeting on Thursday to discuss mountain lion management and tentative quotas for the 2014 mountain lion hunting season in Region 3.

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Mountain lion

Mountain lion

This mountain lion was photographed by Gordon and Donna Klein outside of their North Montana Avenue home on Friday morning. The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks was called to deal with the animal that was reported to have been killing house cats in the area.

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Two weeks after her 12th birthday, girl bags her first mountain lion

Two weeks after her 12th birthday, girl bags her first mountain lion

DARBY – Taylor Wohlers was 3 years old when she experienced her first mountain lion hunt. It was something she never forgot.

March 03, 2014 10:15 am Related

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Taylor Wohlers of Darby

Taylor Wohlers of Darby

Taylor Wohlers of Darby poses with the mountain lion she shot last week while hunting with her father, Ben, near Sula. She has been mountain lion hunting with her dad since she was 3 years old.

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FWP kills mountain lion in Missoula neighborhood

MISSOULA — A juvenile mountain lion prowling the Brookside neighborhood in the mid-Rattlesnake was shot Thursday morning after residents saw it stalking deer.

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Wyoming man's camera captures result of cougar's porcupine meal

Wyoming man's camera captures result of cougar's porcupine meal

CASPER, Wyo. — Burt Widmer gave up shooting mountain lions years ago, but he took up shooting of another kind — with a lens — and last weekend caught a cat that appeared to have gotten in a scuffle with a porcupine.

January 21, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion

Burt Widmer of Casper captured photos of a mountain lion with porcupine quills in its nose during a hunt Saturday on Shirley Mountain. Mountain lions enjoy snacking on porcupines, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, and will attempt to flip the prickly prey onto their back to …

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Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion

Burt Widmer, of Casper, captured photos of a mountain lion with porcupine quills in its nose during a hunt Saturday on Shirley Mountain. Mountain lions enjoy snacking on porcupines, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, and will attempt to flip the prickly prey onto their back t…

January 20, 2014 6:07 pmLoading…
Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion

Burt Widmer, of Casper, captured photos of a mountain lion with porcupine quills in its nose during a hunt Saturday on Shirley Mountain. Mountain lions enjoy snacking on porcupines, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, and will attempt to flip the prickly prey onto their back t…

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Enriching the lives of sanctuary big cats

Enriching the lives of sanctuary big cats

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary animal care manager Teresa Loya demonstrates an enrichment activity for the big cats at the sanctuary.

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Winter brings out the best in animals at wildlife sanctuary

Winter brings out the best in animals at wildlife sanctuary

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary animal care manager Teresa Loya explains why winter is the best time to view the animals at the sanctuary.

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A mountain lion snarls

A mountain lion snarls

A mountain lion snarls in a photo taken by Kenton Rowe, which is featured in the December issue of National Geographic.

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A mountain lion snarls

A mountain lion snarls

A mountain lion snarls in a photo taken by Kenton Rowe, which is featured in the December issue of National Geographic.

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Mountain lions

Mountain lions

This mountain lion was treed as part of an ongoing Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks population study in the Bitterroot Valley.

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