Content tagged with "mountain lion"

Attend mountain lion workshop at Powder Valley Nature Center

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Closeup of mountain lion face
Free public lecture on cougars in Missouri is on March 23 with two-day paid workshop March 24-25. More

Bears, elk and mountain lions on tap at MDC Gorman Discovery Center

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Bobcat Prowl

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Photo of bobcat
Silent, shy and mostly nocturnal, bobcats are steadily increasing their numbers in Missouri. More

Bobcat Silhouette

Bobcat silhouette measures 17 inches at the shoulder
A bobcat measures about 17 inches at the shoulder, and the bobcat has the characteristic bobbed tail. More

Bobcat Silhouette Placed in an Opening

Bobcat silhouette placed in an opening in trees
The life-size bobcat silhouette is only slightly larger than the long-tailed critter pictured in the original photo. More

Cat Silhouettes

Silhouettes of housecat, bobcat and mountain lion
Life-sized silhouettes help us determine the approximate size of animals photographed at a distance. More

Chesterfield sighting confirmed to be a mountain lion

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mountain lion in Chesterfield
This third recent confirmed report brings the total to 13 in Missouri since 1994. More

Confirmed Mountain Lion Reports

Since 1994, the Department has confirmed 45 of the hundreds of mountain lion reports in Missouri. View the map of confirmed reports. More

Confirming Mountain Lion Evidence

Closeup of mountain lion face
How does the Mountain Lion Response Team determine whether physical evidence is from a mountain lion or some other kind of animal? The slideshow on this page shows you how. More

Confirming Mountain Lion Sightings

Closeup of mountain lion face
Confirming the presence of mountain lion requires physical evidence, such as photos, tracks or DNA. More