Mountain lions (AKA cougars, pumas, Puma concolor, etc.) have a habit of turning up where they are not supposed to be. There is a breeding population of them in Los Angeles, last summer one made an appearance in San Francisco, and in 2008 a mountain lion made it all the way to Chicago. But few stories are as remarkable … More Register now for a Free Webinar about the 2,000 mile Journey of the Connecticut Cat
This is the first of several posts detailing my recent field trip to the Mattole watershed. Note: some of the names of the persons featured in this series have been changed to respect their privacy. It is now almost one month since my trip to the Mattole watershed, and it is high time I wrote about it. … More Field Trip to the Mattole Part 1: Beginnings
Wildlife television is an important conservation tool. It can be highly educational, expose viewers to diverse ecosystems, and motivate people to care about far away creatures. Of all the natural history programs I am aware of, Wild Safari Live by WildEarth Media is the most powerful. WildEarth is the brainchild of Emily and Graham Wallington. … More The Enormous Potential of Wild Safari Live
A video of a jaguar hunting a caiman in the Pantanal (National Geographic, 2013).