Mountain Lion

Reader Input: Nothing eats a mountain lion

What animal lovers don’t realize is that lions are at the top of the food chain (“Changes to California mountain-lion policy aim to reduce kills,” Journal, Sept. ...

Changes to California mountain-lion policy aim to reduce kills

Relocation and hazing are being used increasingly by state Department of Fish and Wildlife staff in the field when dealing with mountain lion encounters with humans. New guideline ...

Sierra Club to host wildlife safety talk

The Placer County Library in Auburn and the Sierra Club, a nationwide environmental organization, will host a free program on wildlife safety tonight at 7 p.m. Spearheaded by the ...

Mountain lion that stalked Colfax hiker was healthy, had food in belly

A postmortem examination of a female mountain lion killed after stalking a hiker on the Stevens Trail near Colfax indicates the animal was healthy, not hunting for food for cubs an ...

Highway Patrol helicopter offered assist to hiker stalked by mountain lion

    A California Highway Patrol helicopter played a key role from the air in protecting a hiker being stalked by a mountain lion on a trail near Colfax. And a state Fi ...

Warning issued after mountain lion stalks hiker near Colfax

  State wildlife authorities have posted warnings along a popular wilderness trail near Colfax after a hiker reported being aggressively stalked by a large mountain lion on t ...