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Friday Catblogging: A Cougar in Utah

Anastasia Tsioulcas reports Man Escapes Cougar: ‘Dude, I Don’t Feel Like Dying Today’: Twenty-six-year-old Kyle Burgess was on a 10-mile run on Saturday up Slate Canyon in Provo, Utah. He told the Deseret News that when he saw four cougar cubs on the trail, he took out his phone and started filming. But when Burgess…

Snow Leopards of Northern India

Dina Mishev writes How a lifelong obsession with snow leopards led me to northern India: It is an afternoon toward the end of our stay at the lodge that Namgail spots snow leopards: a mom and two cubs, maybe even the ones of which Norboo and I saw the tracks. We spent days driving up…

Thirsty Koala Drinks from Cyclist’s Water Bottle

  View this post on Instagram   There were about a dozen cyclists around me watching this (all men) and several commented that it was genuinely the best thing they’ve witnessed. What a truly wonderful experience. Check out my previous posts this morning for explanation. : : : #cyclingtips #cycling #roadcycling #roadbike #roadbikelife #lifeonabike #travelbybike…

Friday Catblogging: Facts About Jaguars

Daisy Hernandez offers 7 Amazing Facts About Jaguars, One of the World’s Coolest Cats (‘The big cats are among the fiercest apex predators in the world’).  If one is to be a predator, it’s best to be an apex predator:  According to Live Science, jaguars are “the biggest cats in the Americas” and weigh up…

Friday Catblogging: First lynx born in the Catalan Pyrenees for more than a century

A press release from the MónNatura Pirineus Wildlife Recovery Center release tells the tale: Today [8.9.19], the first lynx born in the Catalan Pyrenees for more than a century has been presented at MónNatura Pirineus. The animal, which is in perfect health, was born on May 28 at the MónNatura Pirineus Wildlife Recovery Center and…

Friday Catblogging: Lion Relocation

John Adams on Twitter How the world’s largest lion relocation was pulled off https://t.co/5KvE5wiUMz via @NatGeo Paul Steyn reports How the world’s largest lion relocation was pulled off: When he [Jorge Thozo, chief of the Thozo community] was a child, numerous prides of lions roamed the game-rich wetlands of the Zambezi Delta. But their numbers…