[Read this first: "A Cat Walk through the Adirondacks – Part One."] My wandering the West Champlain Hills and Wester Foothills (as I like to call the low mountains west of the West Champlain Hills but east of the High Peaks) produced plenty of prey evidence, and many other … [Read more...] about A Cat Walk through the Adirondacks – Part Two
A Cat Walk through the Adirondacks – Part One
Plotting their Heart of a Lion tour, the author of this outstanding book, Will Stolzenburg, and one of its main human characters, Chris Spatz, finally landed on a name for the famous Mountain Lion — Walker. As Will and Chris headed to southern New York and Connecticut for talks … [Read more...] about A Cat Walk through the Adirondacks – Part One
Have You Seen A Cougar In the Adirondacks? (Adirondack.net)
"Many of us gaze into the woods and wonder if anything is staring back. Most of the time, it's likely a tiny bird in a far off tree, but according to new reports, cougars still lurk within the Adirondack Park. Cougars, also known as mountain lions or the "ghost cat," are … [Read more...] about Have You Seen A Cougar In the Adirondacks? (Adirondack.net)
Video: Crown Point Cougar?
Phil Brown broke a story in the Adirondack Almanack yesterday about an alleged big cat sighting just south of us in Crown Point, New York. The short, grainy video of the "Crown Point Cougar" is exciting, but still unverified. Here's what we know so far. A trail camera … [Read more...] about Video: Crown Point Cougar?
Will Cougars Return to the Adirondacks?
Will cougars return to the Adirondacks? Recent research/debate has focused more and more attention on the presence or absence of cougars (aka mountain lions) in the Adirondack Park. If you missed Mike Lynch's December 22, 2014 Adirondack Explorer article, "Will cougars return?" … [Read more...] about Will Cougars Return to the Adirondacks?