With rare footage captured by motion-triggered cameras, this six-minute video reveals the remarkable social bonds of mountain lions and just how critical they are to their survival. The Secret Life of Mountain Lions reveals the difficulties these animals face in the wild--harsh winters, trophy hunters, and even predators--yet we lean how the bonds between a mother and her kittens provide hope and resilience for the future of these remarkable animals.
Produced by WildFutures and narrated by Chris Morgan (PBS, BBC, National Geographic), this video contains extraordinary footage captured with motion-triggered cameras from Panthera's Teton Cougar Project.
The Secret Life of Mountain Lions was accepted into National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase in 2017. Read their interview with Sharon Negri, director of WildFutures and producer of the video. As of April 2018, The Secret Life of Mountain Lions has reached over one million viewers.
Mark Elbroch, Panthera (remote camera) & Jeff Hogan
Mark Parlette, Chris Morgan, Melanie Anderson, Will Stolzenberg, Mark Elbroch,
Paula MacKay, Jessica Abbe, Jennifer Snell Rullman, Cara Blessley Lowe
Folk Hero Films
Mountain lions are majestic animals with a right to live. The unique footage of The Secret Life of Mountain Lions makes you look at these animals differently. Carnivores are the epitome of the wild. If we can learn to co-exist with them, there is hope for the future.