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Pelican Lake WI. About 26 miles north of Antigo WI
Here is a photo of a cougar killed in Pelican Lake, WI.
The guy who shot it is 6 foot tall and weighs about 220 lbs. He was in a deer stand near Consolidated Rd. and County Hwy. B. He saw it pass him upwind and then down wind. When the cat passed him again he knew that it was hunting him, so - boom.
[Collected via e-mail, January 2005]
Mountain lion was shot near Leon, KS.
This guy is a friend of one of the Maint. guys at Boeing. He was going deer hunting when he heard his neighbors cows making noise. He discovered this cat attacking some calves.
He shot and reportedly the cat jumped eight feet into the air, ran about
[Collected via e-mail, February 2004]
Now this is an Iowa "cow-corn fed" mountain lion!
Looks like Iowa deer hunting just got a little more exciting.
This mountain lion was shot north of Villisca, Iowa. Close to Morton Mills. The man pictured was going deer hunting when he heard his neighbors cows making noise. He discovered this cat attacking some calves.
He shot and reportedly the cat jumped eight feet into the air, ran about 100 yards and died. The man in the picture is over 6 feet tall and the cat weighed over 200 pounds.
Tenville and Morton Mills are tiny little towns in rural Iowa. If you blink you'll miss them while driving by the towns. Tenville is located between Morton Mills and Villisca.
Origins: The mountain lion pictured above is one travelin' cat, having (according to various
Multiple variations of this message have been circulated, usually with the same base claim (a deer hunter is alerted by noise and discovers a large mountain lion attacking livestock) but with different
According to a news release from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP), this picture appeared in the
This email hoax first began when it was said to have been taken near Harrisburg, Penn., according to Boone and Crockett's magazine. Since then, the KDWP website feedback email has received dozens of messages claiming it was taken in Alabama, Montana, Texas, and Wyoming, as well as Leon.
"Perhaps there is a lesson to be learned here," Mathews adds. "Folks should check dubious email stories out before passing them around."
Shot with a 30/06 and 165 grain bullet one time!