The June issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin

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Cougars are recolonizing portions of their former range, but how does the public feel about their return? In a study in the June issue of the Wildlife Society Bulletin, researchers use anticipatory attitude surveys to see what factors shape public attitudes toward transient cougars prior to recolonization.

Other articles look at raccoon abundance in Yellowstone, using wall barriers to reduce conflicts with Asian elephants, sage-grouse as an umbrella species and more.

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