Mitragyna Speciosa

109F and Company

Back in late August we got a call from a landowner in Scottsvalley about a deer that had been killed by a puma on her property. The puma had caught the deer on a long driveway leading up to residences at a little after dusk. The driveway had fences to either side with...

Puma Tracker

Over the last 20 years animal movement data has become one of the primary tools in managing and conserving wildlife. Its helping scientists better understand the ecology of everything from albatross and bluefin tuna in the oceans to antelope and cheetahs on land. But...

Capturing a Mountain Lion

We’ve made a video of the mountain lion capture process explaining everything from looking for tracks to capturing and collaring the mountain lions themselves. If you’ve never seen redwoods glistening in the sunlight, or hound dogs picking up a fresh scent, or a...

High-Tech Collars

Wildlife tracking devices have come a long way since the 1960’s. Back then scientists attached balloons to the backs of seals so they could follow them around the ocean by boat. Today GPS tags allow you do get dozens of locations a day on your study animals without...

Habitat Fragmentation

Habitat fragmentation is among the top threats to wildlife worldwide. Think about it. Just about everywhere you go in the world today, there are roads, houses and/or farms. For some species like coyotes, deer and raccoons, this is a great thing. But for other species...