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...
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...