A puma walking through the woods at night
Pandemic Lockdown Eases Mountain Lions’ Fear of Urban Areas
Six GPS-tracked wild cats wandered closer to Santa Cruz, California, and surrounding towns as human activity died down under shelter-in-place orders last March.
Pandemic Lockdown Eases Mountain Lions’ Fear of Urban Areas
Pandemic Lockdown Eases Mountain Lions’ Fear of Urban Areas

Six GPS-tracked wild cats wandered closer to Santa Cruz, California, and surrounding towns as human activity died down under shelter-in-place orders last March.

Six GPS-tracked wild cats wandered closer to Santa Cruz, California, and surrounding towns as human activity died down under shelter-in-place orders last March.

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Image of the Day: Puma Genome Sequencing
Emily Makowski | Oct 21, 2019
The big cats show signs of inbreeding despite conservation efforts to diversify their populations.