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http://www.journalreview.com/sports/article_14256392-493c-11e0-9339-001cc4c002e0.html JournalReviewonline Zimmerman speaks on mountain lions “Mountain Lions in Indiana? Fact or Fiction.” This was the subject of Dean Zimmerman, IDNR Wildlife Biologist’s presentation at the West Lafayette Celery Bog Nature Center’s “Wednesday’s in the Wild.” Zimmerman’s work district encompasses most of West Central Indiana. He has served in this position for 40 years, […]

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The article below erroneously states that there has been only one recent confirmation in Indiana.  Actually, there has been at least one other at nearby Brazil, in October 2009.  See our November 2010 newsletter for more on Indiana confirmations – http://www.easterncougar.org/newltr_pdf/crfnew_Nov10.pdf http://www.jconline.com/article/20110106/NEWS/101060324/Prophetstown-State-Park-office-keeps-cougar-database jconline.com – Lafayette, West Lafayette, Indiana Prophetstown State Park office keeps cougar database 117 alleged […]

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http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20101106/NEWS01/11060308 thestarpress.com – the online news source for east central Indiana Family reports mountain lion near Selma Nearly 130 sightings statewide have been reported since May 1, but only one confirmed. By SETH SLABAUGH SELMA — Once again, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is skeptical of a mountain lion sighting in Delaware County by […]

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This article contains a lot of good information, but also some misinformation.  Females in estrous (heat) may call loudly, but usually they sound like very large, hoarse housecats.  Almost all “screaming like a woman in pain” is done by other animals. http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20100512/NEWS01/5120306 thestarpress.com The big cat out back? It could be a lion! By SETH […]

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For immediate release: May 07, 2010 Posted by: [DNR] Contact: Phil Bloom Phone: (317) 232-4003 Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov Mountain lion confirmed in rural Greene County A mountain lion has been confirmed in a rural part of Greene County east of Bloomfield as a result of a new Department of Natural Resources policy designed to systematically collect […]

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http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/living_green/wlfi-cougar-evidence-has-more-bark-than-bite Cougar evidence has more bark than bite Experts say tracks and droppings are canine Tom Harmeson IDAVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) – Experts believe evidence of a possible mountain lion roaming in White County actually belongs to a dog, not a big cat. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Biologist Dean Zimmerman said he sent pictures of […]

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Idaville is in NW Indiana NE of Lafayette. http://www.wlfi.com/dpp/living_green/local_wlfi_idaville_dnr_investigating_cougar_sightings_20091112 D.N.R. investigating cougar sightings Wildlife Biologist:60 to 80% chance of a big cat IDAVILLE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Department of Natural Resources is investigating the possibility of a big cat in the wild near Idaville in White County. D.N.R. Wildlife Biologist Dean Zimmerman went to the […]

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An unspayed female named Donner escaped from the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in central Indiana on January 5, 2007. She was featured on the “cover” of our November 2007 newsletter, and there was an article about her on pp. 6-7 of that newsletter – http://www.easterncougar.org/newltr_pdf/ecfnew_nov07.pdf Cougars are protected in Indiana. Go to http://www.cougarfund.org/conservation/states/in/ ****************** http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/1578453.html […]

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