Posts Tagged ‘ eastern mountain lion sightings ’

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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August 2013 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

August 2, 2013
August 2013 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

According to my web stats, mountain lion sighting articles are among the most searched for and looked-at pages on this site. It’s been several months since my last update in March 2013 so here is a listing of new reports I have received. I will do a monthly update going forward. The following new reports…

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Update on Eastern Mountain Lions in Virginia

March 11, 2011

Eastern Cougars Extinct? On March 2, 2011, the U.S. Government released a report saying the eastern mountain lion is extinct. [Note: Eastern panthers, painters, pumas, mountain lions, and cougars all describe the same animal]: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) conducted a formal review of the available information and, in a report issued today,…

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