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Topics of Interest:

  1. Project Description
  2. Texas - Current Status
  3. Mountain Lion Conservation
  4. References
 

 

 

References

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Altman C. D. Jr. 2000. Mountain Lion Status Survey. Federal Aid Project No W-125-R-11. Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX

Beier, P. 1993. Determining minimum habitat areas and habitat corridors for cougars.  Conservation Biology 7:94-108.           

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Guzman, G.J. 1998. Characteristics of Mountain Lions' home ranges on Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas. M.S. Thesis. Sul Ross State University, Alpine, Texas

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Harveson, L.A. 1997. Ecology of a Mountain Lion Population in Southern Texas. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, and Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas.

Harveson, A.L., Tewes, M.E., Silvy, N.J., Rutledge, J. 1996. Mountain Lion research in Texas: Past, present, and future. Proceedings of the fifth Mountain Lion workshop. Pages 45–54 in W. E. Padley (ed.). Proceedings of the Fifth Mountain Lion Workshop.

Holdermann, D. 2003. Mountain Lion Status. Federal Aid Grant N. T-1. State Wildlife Grants Program, Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX

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Smith, T.E., Duike, R.R., Kutilek, M.J., Harvey, H.T., 1986. Mountain Lions (Felis concolor) in the vicinity of Carlsbad Cavern National Park, New Mexico, and Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas. Final Report. U.S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

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Sullins, A.R. 2001. Mountain Lion Status Survey. Federal Aid Project No W-125-R-12. Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act, Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX

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Wyoming Game and Fish Department. 2006. Mountain Lion management plan. Lander, Wyoming.

 

 

   
 
 

 

 

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