The female cougar
was shot in the head by wildlife officials; the officials lethally drugged the 6-month-old male cougar
after they determined he was not a good candidate for captivity.
Review of Phantoms of the Prairie: the Return of Cougars
to the Midwest, John W.
Just six months earlier, they and other DEC employees had been involved in an investigation of a cougar
sighting in Lake George.
Murgo said the Cougar
has ballistic protection for the radiator, fuel tanks, and battery compartments; and it is equipped with weapons ports, M240G mount, engineer/EOD tool storage, two spare tires, and a Nuclear.
Unlike early hunters and ranchers who probably shot cougars
on sight and boasted only to neighbors, modern hikers who see a cougar
in the wild consider themselves lucky and are more likely to report the sighting to a ranger.
When they are born, cougars
have spots on their fur.
In response, cougar
seasons were eliminated, bag limits doubled, controlled hunts were replaced with a general hunt format and the number of cougar
tags issued increased from around 500 to more than 55,000 a year.
Wildlife agencies in other states corroborate our experience: even in areas with known cougar
populations, it is common for people to mistake other animals for cougars
How did the introduction of Texas cougars
helped revive the Florida panther population?
The majority of eastern cougar
reports come from hunters and motorists, who catch only a fleeting glimpse of something moving on the edge of consciousness.
The Hendricks Park cougar
's fate was the same that awaits any cougar
that threatens people or their property - the law allows it to be killed.