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http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120718/METRO/207180396/1361/Cougar-sighting-reported-in-U.P.%E2%80%99s-Marquette-County Cougar sighting reported in U.P.’s Marquette County By Tom Greenwood The Detroit News 3 Comments   A rare daytime photograph of a cougar roaming the woods in the Upper Peninsula is bolstering arguments of wild life experts that the big cats are doing well in Michigan. The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy —a nonprofit organization formed […]

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The article states, “Michigan wildlife officials believe the spike in confirmed sightings is likely the result of two factors — a huge increase in the use of trail cameras, and the growth of cougar populations in other states, such as Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska, as well as the Dakotas.”  No populations exist in Wisconsin, […]

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This is the sixth confirmation outside recognized breeding populations we’ve learned of so far this year.  January 4: Two-year-old male captured and released in Reynolds County, south-central Missouri. January 27: Remote camera photo of male in Reynolds County, Missouri, about 7 miles west of Centerville. February 16: Remote camera photo near Vermillion in extreme southeastern South Dakota. March 26: […]

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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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http://www.mlive.com/outdoors/index.ssf/2011/09/evidence_confirms_cougar_roami.html mlive.com Evidence confirms cougar roaming around northern Michigan; how far will it travel? Friday, September 30, 2011 By Howard Meyerson | The Grand Rapids Press   There has been a lot of talk about cougars roaming around Michigan in recent years and, this week, the Department of Natural Resources added some certainty to the […]

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http://www.ammoland.com/2011/09/27/michigan-cougar-in-houghton-county/ AmmoLand.com   Michigan DNR Confirms Presence of Cougar in Houghton County Michigan Department of Natural Resources Michigan –-(Ammoland.com)- The Department of Natural Resources today confirmed the presence of a cougar in northern Houghton County. The animal was captured on a trail camera on Sept. 24, walking directly toward the front of the camera and […]

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http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/event/article/id/209886/group/homepage/ Duluth News Tribune Cougar caught on three Northland trail cameras Yet another cougar has moved across the Northland, heading east into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Trail camera photographs taken in northern Douglas County on July 25, in Iron County on Aug. 30 and near Ontonagon, Mich., on Sept. 8 appear to show the same collared […]

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