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Puma

(pū'mah),
[MIM*605854] a critical mediator protein involved in apoptosis induced by tumor suppressor p53 and drugs. The gene is called Puma as an acronymic construction of p53-upregulated modulator of apoptosis.
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The process will ensure CPW "with absolute certainty" that they got the mountain lion that attacked the boy.
Prior research has suggested mountain lion mortalities due to hunting are not compensated by a reduction in natural deaths or increased vital rates but rather through immigration of subadults from nearby populations (Cooley et al, 2009; Cooley et al, 2011; Robinson et al, 2014).
In Colorado, where their population is strong, mountain lions have injured 16 people and killed three since 1990.
When more mountain lions were spotted, park authorities were promoted to temporarily close the surrounding area and to remind trail users than they were "recreating in a lion habitat".
On Tuesday, officials confirmed that the man had indeed been able to suffocate the mountain lion while defending himself from the attack.
In 1967, the Florida panther was listed as an endangered subspecies of the animal known as cougar, puma or mountain lion in other parts of the country.
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Nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Range, Westfir is in mountain lion country.
With this critical history in mind, this essay takes the concept of reading sideways and applies it to Jean Stafford's The Mountain Lion. Stafford's problematic, provocative, and too-often understudied novel offers an excellent case study in how reading sideways uncovers moments of indeterminacy and uncanny relationalities that critique masculinist models of the American West.
In Los Angeles, residents are rallying to build one of the largest wildlife crossings in the world because of the plight of one lonely mountain lion named P-22.
P-22, a young male mountain lion who made his home in Los Angeles's Griffith Park, became a social-media phenomenon.
William Stolzenburg's Heart of a Lion (9781480532083, $29.99) receives an excellent reading by Mike DelGaudio who brings to life the story of a mountain lion's two thousand mile trek from the American West to the Atlantic coast.