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http://bangordailynews.com/2011/07/29/outdoors/holyoke/biologists-impressed-by-roving-connecticut-cougar/ Bangor Daily News Biologists impressed by roving Connecticut cougar By John Holyoke, BDN Staff When an adult male cougar was hit by a car and died in Connecticut in June, Mainers voiced a common refrain: We told you so. Read more…

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A poll on the website asks people if they’ve seen a “wild cat” in Maine.  A majority of the ca. 200 respondents as of 8:30 am on December 4th say they have.  As with a previous article on the possible existence of cougars in Maine in the Bangor Daily News, a flood of comments follows [...]

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Cougars in Maine?

http://www.wabi.tv/news/15659/whats-in-the-woods-part-2 WABI TV5 – Spirit of Maine What’s in the Woods? Part 2 by Wayne Harvey – In Part One of our Special Report What’s in the Woods? We heard from experts who disagree if Wolves are currently in Maine. In all corners of our state, there have been reports of people seeing or having [...]

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Dr. Mark McCollough is the US Fish & Wildlife Service biologist who has written the draft Five-Year review of the status of the eastern cougar.  He started in early 2007.  The final report has yet to be released. If any of you can make it to the talk, I surely would appreciate a report on [...]

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Eastern Cougars in Maine?

A 57-minute presentation by Maine wildlife biologist Keel Kemper, videotaped by Maynard Stanley at Merry Springs in Camden, Maine, in 2006.  Kemper takes cougar sightings seriously.  He cast cougar tracks in Monmouth, Maine in September 2000 after a sighting of a mother with a kitten–one of the two generally accepted recent confirmations in the state.    [...]

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Dr. Mark McCollough has prepared the draft Five-Year Review of the Eastern Cougar. http://www.independentpub.com/calent.asp?itmId=680 The Independent Eastern Cougar: Wild Cat or Wild Imaginations? Are there cougars in the East? If so, where are they coming from? Learn the latest science-based explanations of the ”cougar phenomenon” from Mark McCollough, a biologist for the U.S. Fish and [...]

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York is in southern Maine. http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20091104-LIFE-911040312 Seacoastonline.com Could cougars, bears make good neighbors? By Sue Pike Two stories grabbed my attention this past week. A study recently published in the Journal of Mammology found that hungry black bears in Yosemite National Park preferred to pry open minivans to other types of vehicles in their quest [...]

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Maine Scat Was Canid

http://kennebecjournal.mainetoday.com/news/local/6616253.html Kennebec Journal Mountain lion still a mythical creature in area BY SCOTT MONROE Staff Writer 07/17/2009 Sorry, but it wasn’t a mountain lion. That’s the determination state officials made Thursday of a sample of feces, known as scat, found June 8 on Riggs Brook Lane in northern Augusta. In fact, genetic testing found the [...]

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