START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good


Arizona: Spends $150,000 Transporting Big Horn Sheep Into Mountain Lion Territory - Where Half Are Promptly Killed
Offbeat  (tags: Arizona, conservation, under fire, big horn sheep, mountain lions )

- 165 days ago -
A plan to boost herds of bighorn sheep in southern Arizona has been mired in controversy after half of the animals that were relocated were devoured by mountain lions.
New California State Law Saves Mountain Lion Cub
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions, laws )

Cher Away
- 235 days ago -
An apparently orphaned mountain lion cub found in Santa Barbara County seems to be the first beneficiary of a new law regulating how law enforcement officers may respond to reports of the big predators in populated areas.
CDFW Saves 3 Orphaned Lion Kittens
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions, cubs )

Cher Away
- 273 days ago -
A week ago, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) received a report about three mountain lion kittens that were believed to have been orphaned. The sighting was from the small rural town of Callahan in the Salmon Mountains, about an hour
GOOD NEWS ! Senate Bill 132 Signed Into Law !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, laws, mountain lions )

Cher Away
- 358 days ago -
WE DID IT! Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 132, officially making the bill California state law. The Mountain Lion Foundation (MLF) thanks the Governor, Senator Hill, and the entire California Legislature for voting to pass this
Protecting Mountain Lions
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment, mountain lions )

Cher Away
- 386 days ago -
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officials say their new policy that allows for more non-lethal options, like scaring off the animal or relocation, is working. The new policy was adopted in February after an earlier incident where game
Colorado Parks and Wildlife to Relocate Mountain Lion Found in Lyons
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions, relocation )

Cher Away
- 600 days ago -
Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers have trapped a mountain lion in central Lyons and plan to relocate the animal out of the area.
Should One Species Be Killed To Save Another? - PLEASE VOTE
Offbeat  (tags: humans interference, wild animals, bighorn sheep, mountain lions, species, endangered, survival, protection )

- 1158 days ago -
In 1999 the Sierra-Nevada Bighorn Sheep was listed as an endangered species with a population of only 114. Although there are now about 400 sheep, federal biologists are still working to increase the population.
Boost in Reports of Big Cats Roaming Through Kansas in Last 20 Years
Offbeat  (tags: sightings, unusual, big cats, migrating, human invasions, mountain lions, photos, kansas )

- 1343 days ago -
There have been an increasing number of reports of big cats roaming through Kansas in the last 20 years. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Park verified photos of a mountain lion taken in Nemaha County earlier this month. And in late October,
Mountain Lion And Cubs Camp Out In Colorado Woman's Backyard! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, mountain lions )

Cher Away
- 1369 days ago -
When it comes to mountain lions, even cat lovers have their limits. Cat fanatic Lynn Thomas faced an unexpected challenge when she discovered a mother mountain lion and two cubs living in her backyard in Colorado.
Aptos Residents Seek to Understand the Mountain Lion Living in Its Midst
Offbeat  (tags: mountain lions, neighbours, aptos, living together, understanding )

- 1402 days ago -
Mountain lions are beautiful and elusive and often inspire fear. But when residents of Redwood Drive in Aptos spotted a lion wandering through their neighborhood in August, they were more curious than worried.
Game Warden Looks for Killer of Lion and Kitten
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, mountain lions, poaching, wildlife, protection )

Cher Away
- 1410 days ago -
Game Warden Neil Hymas is asking for the public's help in solving a double mountain lion poaching case
State Accuses Ranch Manager of Illegally Killing Lion
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, mountain lions, killed, death, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1419 days ago -
The shooting of a collared mountain lion in a Fallbrook avocado grove in June has resulted in a criminal investigation against a ranch supervisor who state game wardens say illegally shot another lion earlier this year.
The Cougar Vs. the Landowner
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, ranchers, landowners, mountain lions, surival, hungry, humans invasion, death, unnecessary )

- 1436 days ago -
For eight weeks, M56 moved relentlessly, guided by a primordial compass. He covered more than 100 miles and climbed from sea level to a mile high. He traversed saw-toothed mountains, navigated busy highways and furtively skirted suburban neighborhoods
Tails of Marin: Living Peacefully With State's Last Great Predator, Mountain Lions
Offbeat  (tags: humans, wild animals, mountain lions, peaceful extience, understanding )

- 1442 days ago -
Charismatic, powerful, elusive and sometimes dangerous, mountain lions capture our attention, provoke our imagination and inspire our fear and respect perhaps more than any other species in California. Fear and loathing prompted our forefather's efforts
Big Cats Have Brush With Suburbia
Offbeat  (tags: mountain lions, big cats, surviving, humans, suburia )

- 1463 days ago -
Colorado's biggest cats will sometimes get as far east as Aurora and Parker, probably because they follow drainages and greenbelts from the foothills into town, Churchill said. In most cases, lions will be able to make their way back to the foothills

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with mountain lions

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Natasha Salgado 76 popular stories

2. AniMae Chi 74 popular stories

3. Carole K. 70 popular stories

4. Richard S. 60 popular stories

5. Ana MESNER 57 popular stories

6. Alexandra G. 57 popular stories

7. Dalia H. 49 popular stories

8. Laura H. 49 popular stories

9. Candy L. 43 popular stories

10. Christeen Anderson 40 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!