If Cougars do not exist in MI, WI, MN then how did one get killed?

September 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

ImagesFor years States like Minnesota have denied that they have any large carts such as cougars in their state. Since the one has been killed on the highway state officials are taking heat.  I never felt that it was absurd to think large cats could live in those ares. They have an abundance of food, and plenty of habitat. Following last week’s confirmation of a vehicle-killed mountain lion south of Bemidji, Minn., the MDNR is fielding predictable criticism and accusations it has suppressed knowledge of a “breeding cougar population” in the state. “We anticipated that,” said Park Rapids DNR wildlife officer Rob Radasco. In the Morris Sun Tribune.