The Elephant in the room: What can we learn from California regarding the use of sport hunting of pumas (Puma concolor) as a management tool? - Fig 4
(a) per capita (per million humans) of cougar attacks on humans for the 10 western states with a sport hunt of puma and California. Per capita rates are based on total population (2010 census) of states. Fig 4b is per capita rate of cougar-human incidents, including attacks, threats, and livestock depredation for the 8 states reporting these data. Idaho, Nevada, and New Mexico do not maintain records of incident reports. States are identified by their standard two letter postal code.