66M: The Early Bird Gets The Puma

66M: The Early Bird Gets The Puma

Sunrise from Mt Umhunum. Fog in the Santa Clara Valley. Nighttime lights of New Almaden. My day started early today in the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve. I had been out since 5:30am searching for puma 26M in order to locate him for recapture. My plan was to start...
38F: Catching a Thief

38F: Catching a Thief

We recaptured puma 38F last week.  She’s a 4 year old female. 38F’s previous claim to fame was being the star of a great web video that was produced by San Francisco’s KQED and the eventual mother of this cute little guy… Using radio-telemetry collars, like we...
What’s in your fridge?

What’s in your fridge?

I am posting this on behalf of project post doc Max Allen, who writes: This morning I went on a walk and found 3 fresh scats from last night.  Two were from gray foxes and one was from a striped skunk, and all three were choc full of raspberry seeds. I myself had...