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LIBRARY OF MISSOURI COUGAR FILES

Help ensure a future for mountain lions in Missouri

Though mountain lions once roamed the great state of Missouri, human persecution has eliminated them from its hills and forests. Since there is no mountain lion population to study, there isn't any current research in Missouri.


Check out other state pages to see the research papers, agency reports, news articles, legal documents, and other documents addressing mountian lions in those states.

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  • Return to the portal page for Missouri.

  • The status of puma concolor in Missouri.

  • State law and regulations affecting cougars.

  • The history of cougars in Missouri.

  • Ecosystems and habitat in Missouri.

  • Cougar science and research in Missouri.

  • Our library of media, research and reports.

  • How you can take action to help!


Click here to visit the scorecard's website...

Environmental Scorecard

League of Conservation Voters

The League of Conservation Voters' scorecard considers the State Legislature's environmental records since 1971. It quantifies the environmental votes of each individual legislator — an important first step in considering accountability — and provides critical qualitative assessments as well. The scorecard will help you to know your legislator before you write a letter in support of cougars.

Click here to view our Activist Guide...

Becoming a Mountain Lion Activist

There are lots of opportunities to take action!

Are you new to mountain lion activism? You want to change your local environment to improve it for cougars... but you don't know how to start. You may feel like you are all alone... but it takes just one person to change the attitudes and lifestyles of hundreds of others. You don't need to belong to a group. It doesn't take special skills or superhuman abilities. You just need to care enough about cougars to want to help them survive. You've already done the hard part, now let us help you with the next step.

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