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Tag: mountain lions

March 6, 2012 | 1:22 pm

Promo Video of Ranch Where Dan Richards Killed Cougar Shows Split in Attitude Over Wild Animals

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Paul Rogers had a good piece in the Mercury News over the weekend about the “cultural shift” in California as evidenced by the uproar over a Fish and Game official’s killing of a mountain lion in Idaho. Rogers writes that the shift is a “profound change involving urban and rural, old and young, red and […]

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February 29, 2012 | 8:40 am

Fish and Game Head is Way Unapologetic About Shooting Cougar; Read Letter to Assemblyman

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The president of the California Fish and Game Commission, who caused a stir when a photo of him with a dead mountain lion he shot appeared online, is unapologetic and then some in the face of calls for his resignation by 40 Democratic Assembly members, not to mention Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. Read the letter […]

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Fish and Game Commission Head Tells Publication He Won’t Resign Over  Dead Cougar Photo

February 28, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Fish and Game Commission Head Tells Publication He Won’t Resign Over Dead Cougar Photo

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Update Wednesday: Read Richards’ unapologetic letter in which he says he will not resign. Original post Goodwill hunting, it ain’t. Western Outdoor News is reporting that Daniel Richards, president of the California Fish and Game Commission, will not step down, despite calls for his resignation over a photo of him with a dead mountain lion […]

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September 6, 2011 | 3:32 pm

Map: Mountain Lion Sightings in San Mateo County

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From the Merc yesterday… The town of Los Altos Hills activated its emergency alert system this weekend, phoning residents that a mountain lion was seen in Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve. At one point I was trying to keep track of all the mountain lion sightings mentioned mong the pile of news stories I […]

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