These pictures were taken in January of 2018. A mother cougar killed a mule deer, then she and her kittens stayed nearby for a few days. The pictures are from a trail cam placed in the mountains by Pathways. Location data has been stripped out. Amazingly, the camera caught the exact moment when the cougar […]Read more "Cougars in the Sandia Mountains"
I live in the desert southwest. We have coyotes, bobcats, scorpions, rattle snakes, and, of course, mountain lions. People still play outdoors. Many people out here have encountered our animal neighbors. I’ve met so many people who have seen a mountain lion while hiking! I’ve never seen one in the wild, other than pictures captured […]Read more "It’s NOT a jungle out there – part 2"
Went on a beautiful hike today in the Sandias, looking for potential food that bears will eat. Didn’t see any signs of mountain lions, or bears for that matter. But, bear corn is growing, the trees look good. Hoping this will be a good wildlife year.Read more "MAST survey"