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CAUTION: Mountain Lion Spotted on Boulders’ Anne U. White Trail Prompting Closures – Top Tips to Coexist

July 8th, 2021

With the recent sightings of mountain lions going up in Boulder, it’s important to understand what to do if you run into a mountain lion or a bear in the wild or even within city limits! It’s important to stay calm if you encounter a bear and to provide less opportunities for bears to want to wander into human territory.   NEVER RUN. Running can make a bear chase you. Keep your distance. Back slowly away facing the bear. Avoid direct eye contact. Slowly and calmly leave the area. Talk aloud so the bear will become aware of you. Be extra careful around a female with cubs. Never... Read More

Top Tips for Mountain Lion Encounters

April 4th, 2020

Mountain lion season has hit Colorado, which means this wild animals is likely to make its way into backyards and human populated areas to hunt prey. Here are some tips for if you do encounter a mountain lion. Stay calm–Face the lion squarely and back away. Mountain lions do not generally see humans as prey, so don’t make yourself into prey by squatting, cowering, or running Do not approach–Stay away from the lion and give it a chance to leave; it wants to leave as much as you do Make yourself intimidating–wave your arms, raise your voice, anything that makes you look... Read More

Mountain Lions Prowl Streets of Boulder Due to Social Distancing

March 26th, 2020

As humans are staying indoors  and having less contact with wildlife, officials are unsure of what this means for animals that are getting used to this new routine. Pictures of mountain lions freely roaming the streets of Boulder have been posted on social media, and the police have confirmed they have been getting calls about the animals as well. 797 11:26 AM – Mar 23, 2020 Twitter Ads info and privacy Officials have said that wildlife activity does generally increase this time of year, but they are unsure if the quarantining will affect the animals’... Read More