Into the Lion’s Den – 44M & 45M

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Lion 23F gave birth to a litter of kittens about 4 weeks ago near Forest of Nisene Marks State Park.  Our team visited her current nursery site today and found 2 feisty 5 ½ pound kittens, known to our project now as 44M and 45M.     We briefly handled them to fit them with […]

Update on 23F’s kittens

I know a lot of you enjoyed the photos of 23F’s kittens. Since we visited them, 23F has moved her kittens to several different hiding places (as a good mother should) to keep them safe. However, before we took off, we left a trail camera there to see if we could capture any interesting behavior, […]

Cougar kittens! 23F’s new litter in Nisene Marks State Park

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On Tuesday, we went to Nisene Marks State Park in search of 23F’s new litter of kittens. After her last litter was eaten by an unknown predator before we could count the kittens, 23F quickly bred again and gave birth about three weeks ago! Using her GPS information, we were able to track down her […]