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lllinois pic turns up in St. Lawrence County, NY, including photoshopped stickers of Long Lake & I Love NY. Meanwhile, incidental video from Hollywood. Millions of surveillance cams are now deployed, but no such cougar video has appeared in the East north of Florida.  

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Smoke Bomb & Backhoe Cougar Management

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In Illinois, yet again, a cougar was wrongly blamed for an alleged attack on a human, in this case a 14-year-old deer hunter.  As usual, the media seized on the story, feeding paranoia and fear.   Two days later, the young boy even displayed scratches on his face that he said proved it was a […]

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  http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/6071310-417/strange-but-true-tales-from-chicago-that-could-only-happen-here.html Strange but true tales from Chicago that could only happen here Chicago Sun-Times BY KARA sPAK Staff Reporter/kspak@suntimes.com July 3, 2011 6:48PM [Irrelevant portions omitted.] North Side cougar Chicago police gunned down a 124-pound wild cougar roaming through Roscoe Village on April 14, 2008. The first cougar found in Cook County since 1855, […]

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Grundy County is SW of Chicago. http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/articles/2010/09/29/55092847/index.xml Morris Daily Herald Debating mountain lion reports in the area By: Steve Rogers — Into the Outdoors Our local area has been circulating one topic recently that has been at the forefront of many conversations on the outdoors. In the last eighteen months I have been bombarded by […]

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At Daniel Levin Becker’s blog, you’ll find a collection of 20 songs in honor of the cougar killed in metropolitan Berkeley, California, on August 31st.  You can dowload most of them. http://blogs.sfweekly.com/shookdown/2010/09/the_lion_sleeps_tonight_a_trib.php The Berkeley Police Department shot and killed an errant mountain lion early yesterday morning. In the minor controversy that has ensued over whether they […]

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The article below includes the following statement: “In fact, Jenks said, the pressure on the cougar population in the Black Hills is becoming so great that 87 to 92 percent of the male cougars born end up walking out of the area, trying to find a promised land where there is no competing male but plenty […]

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http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/2117511,CST-NWS-cougar23.article Chicago Sun Times Cougars on the prowl here? ‘We’ll definitely have more’ Experts will meet at Brookfield Zoo to discuss impact on Chicago area BY DAN ROZEK Staff Ever since a wild, wandering cougar turned up two years ago in Chicago, biologist Chris Anchor has been keeping an eye out for signs of other […]

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