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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2016, 12:30:31 PM »
There was one shot in the Badlands of NoDAk that started out west of Ft Peck.  They get around.   

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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2016, 12:33:36 PM »
A male juvenile radioed in the southern Bighorn Mountains (North-central Wyoming) was killed near Fort Collins, CO - about 240 miles as the crow flies.
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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"Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2016, 12:34:52 PM »
In this case it was even more unusual because the cat was a female, and they don't normally travel very far like the males are known to do at times.

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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2016, 12:44:26 PM »
A couple of years ago I remember a cat that was hit by a car or something in CT which had traveled from MN maybe.
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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2016, 01:19:57 PM »
 It's because too many are being killed by hunters, kill less and they won't roam around as much.
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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2016, 01:21:13 PM »
It's because too many are being killed by hunters, kill less and they won't roam around as much.

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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2016, 01:30:00 PM »
It's because too many are being killed by hunters, kill less and they won't roam around as much.

 :chuckle: :chuckle:

 What.......no? It's got to be true, it's a scientific study done by a professor at WSU and what WDFW have based their entire cougar plan on, how could it not be?
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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2016, 01:59:02 PM »
It looks like a illegal immigrant to me. Snuck across the boarder. :D

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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2016, 01:59:33 PM »
Of course the cat left Canada.  First, it's Canada.  Second, up there they shoot her with darts and put a collar around her neck!

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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #10 on: January 19, 2016, 02:36:26 PM »
Similar maps are regularly shown for griz, wolves, lost dogs, black bear, wolverine and more.  Should the  experts still be astounded?  More like normal behavior.

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Re: "Mountain lion makes epic trip from Canada to Montana "
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2016, 03:05:15 PM »
Similar maps are regularly shown for griz, wolves, lost dogs, black bear, wolverine and more.  Should the  experts still be astounded?  More like normal behavior.

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