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Mountain Lion Large mammal monitoring. Methods Brian Jansen climbing tree after darting F2 F2 baited to a site using an elk carcass The workers.

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1 Mountain Lion Large mammal monitoring

2 Methods

3 Brian Jansen climbing tree after darting F2 F2 baited to a site using an elk carcass The workers

4 Captures F1- female, estimated age 10+yrs captured Dec 29 th 2012 F2-female estimated age 3-4yrs captured Feb 23 rd 2013 Photo credit: Sarah Kindschuh

5 Locations F1-502 total locations 412 in Las Conchas burn perimeter F2-208 locations 37 in San Juan or Paliza burn areas 3-hr fix interval

6 Clusters

7 Identified food sources Elk (3)- scavenged Deer (2)-predation Bobcat (1)-predation Gray Fox (1)-predation Rabbit (2) *3 large clusters still to visit (probably deer or elk) *Probably missing some small prey items*

8 F1 mortality F1 mortality- March 18 th (ish) Starvation was apparent cause of death

9 F1 mortality F1- female, estimated age 10+yrs captured Dec 29 th 2012 Mortality was not unexpected given age and condition

10 Motion cameras Opportunistic captures Additional locations on F2 Feeding sites, prey composition and rates Fall/Winter contract lion trapper (Brian Jansen) will attempt additional captures Continued Monitoring Photo credit: Sarah Kindschuh

11 Questions?


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