Mountain Lion sighting - No mountains here!

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  1. blowtorch

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    *insert "humorous" "cougar" reference here*
     
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    There have been sightings around here.
    I’d love to see one.
    I saw a bobcat in Driftwood, Tx a few years ago.
    I saw a big ol’ cougar near Hixon, BC 20-odd years age.
    It ran right in front of the truck.
    Glad I saw it, and the driver (not me) missed it.
     
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    See 'em all the time at Penn State and Pitt
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    Must have been a Shocker !
     
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    Sounds like you got pyoomas in the crevasses...

     
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    i have a friend, who i trust very much, who saw one on his farm here in Ky.
     
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    I used to see one regularly that came out of the foothills and found himself a nice resting spot on top of a large pile of lava boulders that was between the Botanical Gardens and the State Library. The pile was full of a ground squirrel colony and he would lie around and wait for an easy snack to pop up. We've had them show up in neighborhoods near the Green Belt and river from one end of town to the other. It is actually a pretty regular occurrence.
     
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    Living in the land o' mountain lions, I see them often strolling by the house. I can guarantee that I will see at least one between now and June 15th during the whitetail fawning season and they will not leave until they get a fawn. They seem not to be interested in humans, but their eerie sounds will make the hair on your neck stand straight out.

    Not only do they keep the whitetail population in check, they also keep more humans from moving in.:D
     
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    I understand that in the mountains, they are called mountain lions...In the prairie they are called cougars, in the southern swamps, they are called jaguars.
     
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    Once found all over North America and nearly hunted to extinction, they are being spotted in their former habitat more and more frequently. Don't try to give one a head scratch or back rub, not that kind of cat. We have them all over our local mountains and occasionally here in town. Where there's deer & other large game you'll find 'em.
     
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    A cat's gotta do what a cat's gotta do!
     
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    Nice to hear they are coming back but not that I want to meet one while say ... changing a flat mountain bike tire or tying shoe laces when trail runnin or such.
     
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    Actually, down here in the swamps we call 'em panthers.
     
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    If you go far enough down the dirt road or far enough back in the mangroves --- when I was a kid the old folks called them 'painters' (where the 't' is just barely pronounced).
     
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    So, Cristin spends a few hours every morning watching the all night videos of her 4 cameras ? Sounds like fun.
     
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    It's a puma.
     
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    It's a cougar.
     
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    It's a panther.
     
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