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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, November, December 2014 Mountain Lions in Virginia Update

January 14, 2015

Here is the latest batch of mountain lion reports and stories: Old Dominion Wildlife Reports and Comments Mariah writes (10/08/2014): 9/6/14-I was driving through surry near proctors bridge rd very lost and scared as I’m from Portsmouth. I was trying to get to my sisters house in Windsor and made a bad turn I guess…

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December 2013 Update: Mountain Lion Photographed!

December 31, 2013
Jeffrey M. Photograph Submitted of Mountain Lion in Montebello, Virginia

Photographic Evidence In addition to several new sighting reports (listed below), this month I received a photograph from Jeffrey M. who writes: I live in Montebello VA, just up the Parkway from Sherando/Love. I have a photo of a Mountain Lion during daylight taken back in October 2013… The Parkway is protected federal land with…

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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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March 2013 Virginia Mountain Lion Update

March 23, 2013
March 2013 Virginia Mountain Lion Update

Here is a roundup of a recent mountain lion reports and opinions: From K.A.: In mid-Dec. 2012 we heard frightening cats screams in our woods, like nothing we have ever heard before. Our house cats were terrified. Yesterday my husband saw the paw prints and are having them analyzed. Powhatan, Va. From L.K.: I live…

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Are Eastern Cougars Extinct or Not?

January 27, 2012

Last year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service concluded that the Eastern Cougar is extinct: Although the eastern cougar has been on the endangered species list since 1973, its existence has long been questioned. 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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