38F: Catching a Thief

Three week old cub of puma 38F.  Photographed in July 2013.

We recaptured puma 38F last week.  She’s a 4 year old female. 38F’s previous claim to fame was being the star of a great web video that was produced by San Francisco’s KQED and the eventual mother of this cute little guy… Using radio-telemetry collars, like we do on this project, requires that we periodically […]

New kittens

One of 38F's kittens, about 5 weeks old (photo by Paul Houghtaling)

It turns out lion 38F was pregnant when we captured and collared her for the first time while filming our field work with KQED.  She gave birth to a litter of 3 kittens early last month.    

Meet 38F

38F in tree hissing at Paul

In all the excitement surrounding 39M, we didn’t get a chance to introduce our newest conventionally captured cat, 38F. 38F was captured in the large and relatively undisturbed Cemex Redwoods property earlier this month using Dan’s hound dogs. Paul and company located her pretty quickly in the morning. However, she climbed very high into a tree […]