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Evidence perhaps that the Connecticut cat toured Rhode Island; Mark McCollough of the USFWS emphasizes the absence of dispersing females (and, therefore, no evidence of breeding), a development the Cougar Rewilding Foundation was the first to report in 2012. Without females, further natural recolonization east of the Rockies is a pipe dream; why restorations are […]

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http://www.countytimes.com/articles/2012/07/13/news/doc5000217869a2b026732782.txt Litchfield County Times Search for Eastern Cougar Talk in Litchfield LITCHFIELD — The Quest for the Eastern Cougar: Extinction or Survival? A presentation with Robert Tougias will be held Thursday, July 26, from 7 to 8 p.m. Nature writer Robert Tougias journeys deep into the world of the cougar and into the reasoning of […]

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Visit site to see the photograph.   http://farmington.patch.com/articles/mountain-lion-sighted-at-uconn-or-not FarmingtonPatch Mountain Lion Sighted Near UConn Health Center – Or Not February 12, 2012 A large cat spotted on Munson Road is just a bobcat, the animal control officer says. What do you think? Rumor has it there’s a mountain lion roaming the area around UConn Health […]

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http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/Mountain-lion-fever-has-some-in-Conn-calling-for-2532575.php greenwichtime.com Mountain lion fever has some in Conn. calling for answers Frank MacEachern, Staff Writer When a possible mountain lion sighting in Greenwich was reported in early June of last year, many in town took the news with trepidation. Peter Alexander was excited. Read more…

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http://suffield.patch.com/articles/connecticut-mountain-lions-the-real-story SuffieldPatch Outdoors with Ed Ricciuti By Ed Ricciuti Email the author November 15, 2011 Opinion Connecticut Mountain Lions: The Real Story Whether mountain lions live here depends on how you define residency. Thanks to the so-called Milford mountain lion, which wandered east from South Dakota only to end up as SUV bait on the […]

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Some eastern bobcats have no visible spots.  Another diagnostic characteristic not mentioned is the fact that bobcats have white patches on the back of their ears.  Cougar do not.  This fact has enable the Cougar Rewilding Foundation to identify assumed cougars in several photos as bobcats. http://brookfield.patch.com/articles/large-bobcat-thought-mountain-lion-spotted-in-brookfield#photo-7871591 BrookfieldPatch.com Large Bobcat Thought Mountain Lion Spotted in […]

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“DEC biologist Kevin Hynes, who wrote the cougar report, explained that DEC initially was in no hurry to get the results of the DNA tests. It was assumed that the animal, if it was a cougar, must have been a captive that had escaped from its owner or been released.”   http://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2011/08/last-week-we-learned-that-cougar-killed.html Adirondack Alamanac Monday, […]

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“But since June, when the state’s first recorded mountain lion appeared — and then was struck dead by a car on a Milford highway — the officers have busily tracked that species, too. Though they’ve found nearly every reported sighting lacking in evidence, or corresponding instead to bobcats or deer, the officers aren’t writing off […]

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