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Click to edit Master subtitle style Are all species equal?
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Humans and cougars in southern California Mountain lion = cougar, puma, panther ( Puma concolor ) Typical” attack: weak/threatened animal Fike incident (1995): “Simply weird” Growing incidents of human-cougar conflicts http://www.hickerphoto.com/data/media/40/cougar_pictures_sc63.jpg
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Advocates of cougar hunting Defenders of cougars What happens when multiple species come into conflict? How humans perceive (certain) other species? And how we perceive (certain) humans?
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Hunting (non-human) predators in the U.S. West Contextualizing recent human-cougar “encounters” Euro-American settlement 50 – 95% decline
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http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/virtual/bison/images/history/catlin_feat.jpg http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/events/bancroftiana/122/images/donors1.jpg http://www.texasbison.org/bisonpix/bones.jpg
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Defense of (certain) lives and livelihoods Growing human population Subsistence, trade, industrial capitalism
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BSOC 2061 taught by Professor Pritchard during the Spring '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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