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http://www.wqow.com/story/19057933/cougar-photographed-in-buffalo-county WQOW.com – News 18, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Cougar photographed in Buffalo County EAU CLAIRE (Press Release) – An avid outdoorsman, using a trail camera for the first time on recently purchased land in Buffalo County, came up with pictures of a wild turkey, a white-tailed deer and, surprisingly, a wild roaming cougar. A wildlife […]

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As time goes on and cougar numbers increase in the cougar breeding areas west of Wisconsin, incidence of sightings will increase in our state as the animals seek new opportunities.”    Unfortunately, this prediction is highly unlikely.  The principal source of the young cougars documented in the Midwest in the past two decades has been […]

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This is the fourth confirmation outside recognized breeding populations east of the Rockies that we know of so far this year.  Two others were in Reynolds County, south-central Missouri, and may pertain to the same young male.  Another cougar was captured by a remote camera in Vermillion County, extreme southeastern South Dakota.  All three confirmations […]

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  http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=318&yr=2012 Wisconsin Ag News Headlines   Cougar Damage Legislation Clears Assembly Wisconsin Ag Connection – 03/14/2012 A bill that would compensated farmers if their livestock is killed or attacked by cougars has cleared another major hurdle. State Rep. Amy Sue Vruwink announced that her proposal has been approved by the State Assembly on Tuesday […]

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http://www.stillwatergazette.com/articles/2012/03/05/community/431sv_030112_cougarsinwis.txt St. Croix Valley Local News – Stillwater Gazette Free presentation on “Cougars in Wisconsin” ST. CROIX FALLS, Wis. – Cougars, also known as pumas or mountain lions, once roamed throughout Wisconsin. Today, the animals are rare with only periodic sightings reported. The National Park Service hosts a free presentation on “Cougars in Wisconsin” March […]

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At least five cougars were in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in October and November.  At least three of them were males.  There were no confirmations between January and September 2011.   WISCONSIN and the UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN: Another confirmed remote camera photo (R) has been submitted, a waypoint on the journey of […]

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One cougar continues north and may have reached the shores of Lake Superior by now.  It’s possible that he is the individual that was documented on mid September near DeWitt, Clinton County, Iowa (see http://cougarrewilding.org/CougarNews/?p=4579 ) *******************   http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/er/mammals/cougar/sightings.htm   Cougar Sightings Cougar seen again – this time in Price County On November 12th, a privately […]

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An independent review by the Cougar Network of alleged cougar attacks on livestock near Wonewoc, Juneau County, Wisconsin in 2010 determined that cougars were not responsible for any of the depredations.  Go to http://www.cougarnet.org/Wisc8-10/Wisconsin%20depredation%20review_Final%20%282%29.htm for the report. Domestic dogs are by far the number one livestock depredator. http://ashlandcurrent.com/article/11/11/11/state-headlines-wisconsin-public-radio-november-11 State Headlines From Wisconsin Public Radio, November 11 November […]

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