Posts Tagged ‘ eastern cougar ’

Credible 2006 Mountain Lion Sighting

February 23, 2010

I was organizing and going through some old magazines and came across this interesting item from the April 2006 Potomac Appalachian: While on his way to remove a blowdown blocking the Big Run Loop North Trail in late January, Pete saw a big dark colored cougar cross Skyline Drive about 100 yards ahead of his…

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Cougar on Virginia’s Eastern Shore?

February 19, 2010

[Via Yahoo Eastern Mountain Lion Group] Joanne Kimberlin of the Virginian-Pilot reports: At least three people say they’ve spotted a mountain lion on the southern end of the Eastern Shore. And no, they weren’t drunk. Which leads to the next question: How could a mountain lion – a species long considered extinct in Virginia –…

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Mountain Lion Turns Out to be Toy Tiger

October 22, 2009

[Via EasternCougar.org] The Washington Post reports: A real estate agent reported that she saw an injured mountain lion… When an animal control officer arrived, the animal was not moving. Upon closer inspection, the officer found that it was a large stuffed toy tiger. The search for the elusive eastern mountain lion continues.

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Mountain Lion Tracks?

December 9, 2007
Mountain Lion Tracks?

3/18/2007–I photographed these tracks appearing to be consistent with mountain lion tracks. After posting to Yahoo’s EasternCougar Group, the consensus was that the photo is inconclusive due to snow melt having erased track details.

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