Area of Focus: Carnivores

July 12, 2023

JWM: Large, intense burns may limit habitat for Washington lynx 

Climate change and past fire suppression had led to damaging wildfires

June 15, 2023

Rare wolverine spotted in California

It’s only the second confirmed wolverine seen in the state in the past century

June 14, 2023

Pacific Northwest cougars can island hop

The discovery offers a new understanding of how cougar populations may be connected

May 26, 2023

Ranchers provide insight into carnivore fencing

Scientists met with landowners once a month to create fencing surveys

May 25, 2023

Coyotes that hunt moose may also go after humans

To understand why coyotes attack humans, researchers examined what the canids were eating

May 23, 2023

TWS2022: Canada lynx tolerate beetle kill forests

The felines follow their primary prey—snowshoe hares

May 19, 2023

Human shields can be lethal for midsized predators 

Choosing humans over predators, coyotes and bobcats put themselves at risk

May 9, 2023

Do cougars affect ecosystems by preying on feral donkeys?

Donkey activity patterns may affect vegetation around desert wetlands

April 26, 2023

Wild Cam: When pumas are gone, nothing quite takes their place

Coyotes thrive at Fort Hood, but they don’t fill the role of apex predator

April 19, 2023

Where do mammals move after glaciers melt?

After rapid glacier melt, mammals that disperse farther are quicker to move into newly vegetated areas