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Mountain Lions Get Physical on Treadmills to Help Study How They Use Energy


Terrie Williams wanted to study how mountain lions use energy when they hunt their prey. But first, she had to get them to do aerobics.

"People just didn't believe you could get a mountain lion on a treadmill, and it took me three years to find a facility that was willing to try," said Williams, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Santa Cruz.

Williams needed to get a mountain lion to get physical so she could measure their oxygen...
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