Cougars: British Columbia’s Neglected Carnivore

The Huffington Post

February 9, 2011

By Chris Genovali

The long-term prospects for large carnivores throughout North America are poor and many of these species likely remain on a long-term decline toward extinction. British Columbia is among the last strongholds of these top predators.

The province holds extensive tracts of large carnivore habitat in remote, rugged places that have experienced relatively limited human impact. These wildlands provide core areas of vital ground for all indigenous wide-ranging carnivores, including cougars…

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