Synopses & Reviews
Learn how to avoid confrontations with mountain lions and how to behave if you actually encounter this predator.
Packed with expert advice, Lion Sense is the essential guide for anyone who travels or lives in mountain lion country.
This guide is perfect for:
Look inside for the latest on:
Surviving an attack
Recognizing threatening behavior
Protecting your family and property
Myths about mountain lions, plus the real facts
This guide contains helpful advice on how to reduce the chances of mountain lion-human conflicts and what to do if you encounter this predator.
About the Author
coordinates statewide research and management of mountain lions for the State of California. His own research study has emphasized the factors influencing human-mountain lion encounters and conflicts.
Table of Contents
1 The Mountain Lion Controversy
2 Mountain Lion Attacks
3 The Mountain Lion: A Pure Predator
4 Mountain Lion Identification and Field Sign
5 Mountain Lion Fact and Fiction
6 Safe Travels in Mountain Lion Country: How to Handle an Encounter
7 Safety Tips for Trail Runners, Trail Riders, and Mountain Bikers
8 Protecting Your Property and Family
9 Protecting Your Livestock
10 Protecting Your Pets
11 Did a Mountain Lion Kill It? Reporting Lion Kills
Afterword: A Conservation Dilemma
Appendix: Sources of Information