Jeff Beringer

A black bear is seen in the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Missouri Wildlife Staff Euthanize Bear in Christian County

Once a bear associates people with food, it will continue to seek residences for food.



Missouri’s Bear Tracking Effort Focuses on Females

Bear experts and advocates are working to educate Missouri residents about black bears as the number of the species increases in the state.


A camera captured this photo of a young, 100 pound mountain lion in Pulaski County. (Courtesy: Missouri Dept. of Conservation)

Large Mountain Lion Spotted in Pulaski County

The young lion was spotted on private land, far from where a mountain lion should be according to Conservation Department resource scientist Jeff Beringer.


Mountain Lion with dead elk captured by motion-activated camera in Carter County, Missouri February, 2013, (Photo-courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation)

Mountain Lions on the Prowl in Missouri

ST. LOUIS–MO–(KMOX)–The Missouri Department of Conservation says as far as it knows this hasn’t happened in the state for 150 years — a mountain lion has killed an elk. The image of the big cat […]


Mountain Lion, Trail Camera

Mountain Lion Sighting In Southeast Missouri Confirmed

Lee Ray Pickrell, who owns the farm, said he was stunned when he checked and saw photos of a beefy male mountain lion.



Total Information PM: Bears With Cameras

Jeff Beringer of the Missouri Department of Conservation discusses the Missouri Black Bear Project.


Mountain lions

UPDATE: Cougar Sightings Were Up In 2011 In Missouri

The number of cougars reported in Missouri last year was up significantly over recent years.



Charlie Brennan – Friday, January 21st

A St. Louis jazz pianist performs at the White House State Dinner, a Sanibel, FL, mayor rejects a $10 mil earmark for her area, is the State of Illinois looking at bankruptcy, an organized crime sweep in New York against seven families and a mountain lion sighting in Chesterfield, MO? Charlie discusses.


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