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Mountain Lion  

Mountain lions can be found throughout Arizona and are most common in rocky or mountainous terrain. Because mountain lions are shy and elusive, people do not often see them. However, the Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates the state’s mountain lion population is robust and increasing at 2,500 to 3,000. Mountain lions are solitary animals with the exception of females with kittens or breeding pairs. Signs of mountain lion presence include large tracks (3-5 inches wide) without claw marks; large segmented, cylindrical droppings; food caches where a kill has been partially eaten and then covered with leaves, brush or dirt; and scrapes in soft dirt or leaf litter.


 

Videos

Wild Cat Project – AZGFD Wildlife Views segment – U of A Study

 

Project Cat – AZGFD Wildlife Views segment - Predators in the world

AZGFD Mountain Lion and Bighorn Sheep Seminar

 

2006 Wildlife Views brief natural history of Mountain Lions

Mountain Lion
Mountain lion hunting large mule
deer buck
 
Arizona research separates mountain lion facts from fiction
 
 

 

 
 
Related AZGFD Info
- Mountain Lion
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External Resources [More]
- Understanding Mountain Lion Language
- The Handbook: Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage
 
 
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