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Mountain Lions in Virginia Reports (June 2017-April 2018)

May 2, 2018
Scene in Markham, Virginia

Here are the mountain lion sighting reports I have received during the last 10 months: Reports E. Huff writes on 7/5/2017: Today is July 5th 2017.One week ago a customer in McLean VA reported a cat larger than a German Shepherd.Mr Jacobs stated that it was in his back yard at night and a bad…

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October 2016 – May 2017 Mountain Lions in Virginia Reports

June 1, 2017
October 2016 – May 2017 Mountain Lions in Virginia Reports

Request for Information In addition to posting reports in the comments section of this Virginia wildlife blog, please also send them to John Lutz who is actively monitoring eastern mountain lions in Virginia and West Virginia and writes: The native, wild, free-roaming eastern puma, cougar, mountain lion, panther nor their offspring have NOT left the…

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January – September 2016 Mountain Lions in Virginia News & Reports

October 2, 2016
Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park above their backyard

Sorry for the lack of updates, I have been wanting to do these more frequently, but I finally had time for an update. Here are the reports I’ve seen of mountain lions in Virginia and nearby states during 2016 thus far: Tabatha writes on 01/20/2016: I seen one in WV on Interstate 64w near White…

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October, November, December 2015 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

January 7, 2016
Low Clouds at Manassas Gap

Evidence of Eastern Mountain Lions The skeptics always say that if there were mountain lions in the eastern U.S., then there would be evidence in the form of road kills and trail camera pictures. Well, there was recently a road kill in Connecticut and a trail cam picture in Tennessee. We also have evidence in…

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June, July, August, September 2015 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

October 4, 2015
June, July, August, September 2015 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

The following reports/comments were received over this past summer: Tom M. writes 6/5/2015: I have seen tracks and seen many pics from trail cams. The cats run the coyotes off or eat them, so the couple of large farmers I know don’t mind them at all. It does cause me to carry some 00 buckshot…

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January, February, March, April, May 2015 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

June 1, 2015

Here are the latest reports I have received from around the Virginias: John W writes (01/10/2015): I have a farm in Fluvanna County.i’ve been here for 20 years and a avid outdoorsman since childhood.In the summer of 2012 about 7pm I was looking out the back window at a turkey with my binoculars.The turkey was…

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