After a family saw a mountain lion in their Irvine backyard, The San Bernardino Sun put together this helpful guide to the big California cats. Read on to learn how to identify cougar tracks and scat, how to scare one away, and some fascinating facts to boot (did you know they can run up to 40 mph?).
Biggest Mountain Lion Study in State History Underway
Biologists aim for an accurate population estimate for California's cougars in a highly ambitious survey.