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Treed cougars are not a threat to people.  If Mr. Noble had simply called off his dog and retreated to his house, the cougar would have descended and gone on its way with no harm to it, the dog, or people.  The last fatality caused by a cougar attack in all of the US and [...]

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This is the second confirmation in Iowa this year. http://www.kcautv.com/story/16385429/mountain-lion-shot-early-friday-morning-in-monona-county KCAU-TV Sioux City, Iowa Mountain lion shot early Friday morning in Monona County BLENCOE – An adult male mountain lion was shot and killed early Friday morning by local law enforcement officers in the Monona County city of Blencoe. Read more…

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http://www.omaha.com/article/20111119/NEWS01/711199910 Omaha World-Herald Published Saturday November 19, 2011 Teen shoots, kills mountain lion By Joe Duggan WORLD-HERALD BUREAU LINCOLN — A 15-year-old Wayne, Neb., boy told authorities a mountain lion snarled and bared its teeth from about 10 feet away, prompting the young hunter to shoot the cat with his rifle last weekend in northeast [...]

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http://www.whbf.com/story/15574482/clinton-county-hikers cbs4qc.com Clinton County hikers looking for cougar By:  Marissa Pendergrass mpendergrass@cbs4qc.com Some Clinton County hikers are on the prowl, hoping to catch a glimpse of a cougar.  They’re excited to hear about a confirmed sighting.  DNR officials said last week a camera on private property captured the cougar, roaming along the Wapsi River. Read [...]

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Visit the site to see the photo.  The location on the map is only approximate.  The exact locality has not been revealed. http://qctimes.com/news/local/trail-camera-captures-image-of-a-mountain-lion-in-clinton/article_19e61f96-e97e-11e0-8d2f-001cc4c03286.html Quad-City Times Trail camera captures image of a mountain lion in Clinton County Thomas Geyer | A trail camera along the Wapsipinicon River in Clinton County captured an image of a mountain [...]

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Iowa man who shot cougar unapologetic

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20100116/LIFE/1160337/-1/GETPUBLISHED03wp-content/Man-who-shot-mountain-lion-unapologetic DesMoinesRegister.com Man who shot mountain lion unapologetic By MIKE KILEN Cedar Rapids, Ia. – Ray Goebel stubs out his cigarette and hands over a fistful of photographs of the dead mountain lion draped over his shoulders, blood smeared from its mouth. “They are beautiful animals,” he said. “I wish it would have got up [...]

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It seems that the Marengo cougar did not die in vain. http://www.journalexpress.net/features/local_story_364104250.html?keyword=topstory Journal Express – Knoxville, Iowa Recent Shooting raises awareness of cougars Steve Woodhouse Knoxville — One Marion County wildlife expert believes a major opportunity was missed when a farmer shot a mountain lion near Marengo last week. The animal could have been tagged [...]

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http://www.omaha.com/article/20091223/SPORTS07/712239904 Omaha.com – Omaha World-Herald Protection sought for mountain lions CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A deer hunter’s shooting of a mountain lion last week in Iowa County has inspired an effort to secure legislative protection of the cats. Catherine Oehl of Amana, Iowa, said she wants Iowans to ask state legislators to extend legal protection [...]

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