The Journeys of Young Pumas, and Welcome to Puma 56M

56M recovering and soon ready to continue searching for a territory

A young male puma was captured and returned safely to the wilds yesterday by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and San Mateo Police. As scientists studying pumas, we often receive questions about pumas when this happens. Usually the first questions are “Why does this happen?” and “Is it happening more frequently?” The short […]

Kqed video feature on Puma project!

Cougars in the SF Chronicle!

Here's our fearless leader Chris holding a research collar

In case you missed it, the San Francisco Chronicle had a feature story about our new study on their front page earlier this week! Check it out at