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Nebraska has a zero-tolerance policy for cougars found wandering into residential areas. NJ trains municipal law and animal control officers to assess and intervene in residential black bear incidents, where euthanasia is the last resort; much like California’s residential cougar management policy. A cougar has yet to be implicated in livestock depredation or menacing a […]

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“After the attack, Rick said both she and police approached the owner of Guha’s Tigers and Lions, an animal farm in Utterson that features wild cats. Rick was convinced that because the cougar is declawed, it did not come from the facility.” http://www.northbaynipissing.com/2012/07/police-shoot-cougar-south-of-huntsville/   North Bay Nipissing.com   Police shoot cougar south of Huntsville UTTERSON […]

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http://www.thewhig.com/2012/07/09/ontario-cops-kill-cougar NEWS ONTARIO Ontario cops kill cougar CHRIS OCCHIUZZI and MATT DRISCOLL, QMI Agency MUSKOKA, ONT. – Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources has confirmed that an animal killed by police on the weekend was a cougar, long believed extinct in the province. Read more…

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ALERT!  Sign petition to continue protection of cougars in Nebraska! A Care2 petition to list cougars as endangered in Nebraska has been posted  – http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/list-mountain-lion-as-endangered-in-nebraska/ This petition opposes bill LB928, introduced by Senator LeRoy Louden to the Nebraska legislature.  The bill would allow Nebraska residents to purchase a chance to kill a cougar for a […]

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Why This Is Important SB738 has been introduced to the Missouri State Senate floor by Missouri State Senator Bill Stouffer.  It would allow for the killing of mountain lions by anyone for any reason. The mountain lion was stripped of state endangered species status in 2006. SB738 would not only take the mountain lion’s last […]

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http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2012/02/petition_mountain_lion_killing_missouri.php Riverfront Times Blogs Online Petition Aims to Stop Senseless Killing of Missouri’s Mountain Lions   By Chad Garrison Tue., Feb. 14 2012 at 6:56 AM   Last week we told you about state Sen. Bill Stouffer’s desire to eradicate mountain lions from Missouri with his bill that would allow the animals to be shot […]

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For more information on the proposed legislation, visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/Protect-Mountain-Lions-in-Missouri/342629359103714 or check out the Missouri section of our news blog under the Subject heading here – http://cougarrewilding.org/CougarNews/?cat=68 Sign sign the online petition at Change.org.  http://www.change.org/petitions/state-capital-jefferson-city-missouri-stop-sb738-allowing-for-the-killing-of-mountain-lions-for-any-reason Pass the link on to others. Read the Ted Williams blog and the comments.  http://www.flyrodreel.com/blogs/tedwilliams/2012/february/mountain-understanding Add your own comment.  People do […]

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We are pleased that the South Dakota Wildlife Federation is taking even this moderate stand on behalf of their state’s beleaguered cougars.   http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/gf-p-considering-whether-ranch-hand-gets-mountain-lion/article_825e357c-342e-11e1-9406-0019bb2963f4.html Rapid City Journal GF&P considering whether ranch hand gets mountain lion Kevin Woster Journal staff | South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department officials are trying to decide whether to allow a Harding […]

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