Articles Tagged With ‘mountain lions’




Mountain lions eating more California pets

Mountain lions are increasingly eating cats and dogs in the Golden State, according to a California Department of Fish and Wildlife report. [SF Chronicle] Last year, California residents legally killed 107 mountain lions under depredation permits. Scientists then analyzed the... (Continue reading)

Former wrestler faked mountain lion attack

A San Luis Obispo man who claimed in a television interview that he snapped the neck of a mountain lion has admitted to fabricating the story. [KSBY] Robin Olson said in a KSBY interview that a mountain lion attacked him... (Continue reading)

SLO man breaks mountain lion’s neck. Or does he?

UPDATE:  Mountain lion attack story determined to be a hoax “Robin Olson of San Luis Obispo claimed he was attacked by a mountain lion Saturday afternoon while hiking in Prefumo Canyon. Upon further investigation, his claim has been determined to... (Continue reading)

Look out for mountain lions, Cuesta College says

Two mountain lion sighting occurred on the Cuesta College campus over the past three weeks, prompting the college’s police department to warn students and faculty. Both sightings occurred near the college’s maintenance yard close to the O’Connor Road entrance along... (Continue reading)

Mountain lion snatches boy in Northern California

A mountain lion attacked a 6-year-old boy on a Northern California hiking trail Sunday afternoon and dragged him through nearby brush. [SF Gate] The boy was hiking with his family near a winery located in the Bay Area city of... (Continue reading)