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Cougar M220 taught humans a lot about wildlife

Cougar M220 taught humans a lot about wildlife in and around Yellowstone National Park before Montana Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte killed him last December. Cougar M220 taught humans a lot about wildlife in and around Yellowstone National Park before Montana Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte killed him last December, a researcher’s summary shows.


Fixed with a GPS monitoring collar, M220 prowled in and out of Yellowstone, unaware of the invisible information stream he was transmitting, sometimes on an hourly basis, to National Park Service naturalists who’d been following him since he had been captured and collared on Dec. 11, 2019. “M220 provided valuable data for the two years he was monitored,” Yellowstone Cougar Project leader Dan Stahler wrote. Read more at Greenwire


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