We, the jury, do find that the remains come to their death at the hands of a mountain lion
, but some of us thinks, all the same, they had fits.
With the rifle he got nothing, although he fired at half a dozen different deer, and, once, at a huge cat-creature with a long tail which he was certain was a mountain lion.
As he became expert with shotgun and rifle, he began to regret the deer and the mountain lion he had missed down below the Sur; and to the requirements of the farm he and Saxon sought he added plenty of game.
He knew of the presence of the mountain lion
, adrift down from Mendocino County, ere the first shorthorn calf was slain, and came home from the encounter, torn and bleeding, to attest what he had discovered and to be the cause of Harley Kennan riding trail next day with a rifle across his pommel.
The population of mountain lions
has dropped by about half in the last eight years, and our goal is to figure out why.
The mountain lions
of the Santa Monica Mountains face a rash of urban perils.
While I'm sure bowhunting mountain lions
is an adventure, I personally don't see the sport in chasing a mountain lion
over hill and dale with a pack of dogs until the cat eventually runs up a tree, at which point the hunter walks up to the tree and shoots the animal, which is already scared to death from being pursued by both the hounds and the hunter.
(Puma concolor) are of particular interest because they traverse large landscapes, compete with humans for prey and space, and serve as an umbrella species for conservation of other animals (Beier 1993).
Now mountain lions
live mainly in the Rocky Mountains and westward.
Robert Austin, the manager of public and professional relations at the Rocky Mountain Lions
Eye Bank, stresses that no one should make those judgments.
The Rocky Mountains' largest cat, adult mountain lions
are more than six feet long and weigh 130 pounds or more.
The signs warn you that mountain lions
are in the area, and they give some very good advice .