THE COUGAR NETWORK

The Cougar Network is a nonprofit research organization dedicated to studying cougar-habitat relationships and the role of cougars in ecosystems.

We strive to conduct research on cougars and other wild cats in North America, maintain a reliable repository of information regarding large cat distribution and cougar range expansion, and promote working relationships with universities, conservation agencies, state and federal agencies, and the general public.


THE NETWORK

Meet the people behind the Cougar Network, including our Board of Directors, science experts, corporate partners, and regional science advisors.

 

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We provide the most exhaustive database of evidence of cougar presence outside of western cougar range dating back to 1990 and compiled into into an online map.

 

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Our network is supported entirely by donations from people like you! Donate today and contribute to the future of the cougar in North America.

 

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Breaking News.

Newsletter April 2015
Mar. 31, 2015 12:45 pm via Cougar Network

DNR releases footage of cougar sighting
Feb. 20, 2015 10:17 am via The Detroit News

South Dakota moves to DNA to track mountain lion population
Feb. 12, 2015 12:29 pm via Washington Times

Mountain lion documented in Belle Fourche
Feb. 06, 2015 05:45 pm via Rapid City Journal

Along the Tiger's Trail: What's in Scat?
Feb. 05, 2015 01:01 pm via Scientific American

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About the Cougar.

 

The North American Cougar has a habitat that ranges from Canada to northern Mexico. The Cougar Network focuses on physical evidence of cougar presence in the midwestern and eastern portions of North America to better understand cougar potential as it recolonizes these regions. Below are links to cougar facts, our research, and our photo gallery.