16M's fifteen minutes of fame
In cased you missed it, 16M’s exploits are being reported in the San Jose Mercury today and is the cover of the Santa Cruz Sentinel! Check out the story here.
Denali's first fatal attack →
It’s so important to be careful around wildlife - for your safety and the safety of the animals.
Predator and Prey
Woodrats play an important role in the ecosystem and serve as food for many predators. This bobcat was coming by with woodrats quite often in the last month - probably because she had some kittens (picture coming!)
838K acres proposed for jaguars in US! →
but can they get through the border fence?
Mountain lion in park in middle of LA
A mountain lion biologists have been studying in the Santa Monica Mountains has settled in Griffiths Park. I’m curious how long it will stay there and how it will get out given that it’s bounded by Highways 5 and 101. http://agourahills.patch.com/articles/local-mountain-lion-takes-up-residence-in-griffith-park#photo-11019465
people freaking out over mountain lions again →
I hope people realize that a mountain lion who accidentally wanders into the suburbs during the day has only one thing on its mind: get the f$!k out! They’re not trolling around looking for kids to eat. Also - once the police tell you there’s a mountain lion in your area, your brain suddenly starts convincing you that your neighbor’s kitties are looking a lot larger and more...
underaged bear drinking (via @Gawker) →
Bears breaking into places and behaving like adorable gluttons is totally a thing now. First, the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory incident, and now a Norwegian bear party. A cabin in northern Norway was ransacked by a family of bears, according to cabin owner Even Borthen Nilsen.
Trail camera photo contest!
Hey everyone - i forgot to enter my photos in this annual contest, but there are still some awesome pictures on the website. Check it out! http://www.trailcampro.com/2012trailcameraphotocontest.aspx PS - i am biased towards #32 in international since i used to work with the bridled nailtail wallabies (the most endangered macropod* in the world!) *Macropod = big feet; think kangaroos or...