Pumas Above San Jose

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A photo of a puma family above the night time lights of San Jose. This photo was captured with a motion-triggered camera by our field technician Chris Fust. The effects of urbanization and human activity are a focus of our project. We have found that human development affects where pumas choose to have dens and […]

Are cougars glamorous?

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The New York Times just published an article about mountain lions today (June 10th) that features a photo of our own Paul Houghtaling handling 39M, the downtown puma. The article talks about the return of the “glamorous killer”, a curious adjective choice except for the fact that putting the words “glamorous” and “cougar” together may […]