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Offline Katmai Guy

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #285 on: June 12, 2018, 12:35:12 PM »
Without having to read thru 19 pages, did anybody hear why the cat was so emaciated?(wounded, sick, no teeth, anything definite)?
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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #286 on: June 12, 2018, 12:38:13 PM »
The information I heard was that it's wasn't very emaciated. It had a fairly good layer of fat.
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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #287 on: June 12, 2018, 03:56:52 PM »
The information I heard was that it's wasn't very emaciated. It had a fairly good layer of fat.
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I heard the word "healthy" was used to describe it's condition. A 100-ish pound young male.
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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #288 on: June 12, 2018, 05:38:22 PM »
I lived/worked in Port Angeles from 05 to 13, I lived out on West 12th street out by the end of the world. We had a lot of cougar seen around there. Some nice town BT bucks too.
Do you remember this story?

http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19960527&slug=2331443


I remember that very well. My brother and a buddy and I were up at Lake Angeles for a few days of hiking and fishing. We came out of the woods to a Channel 5 news crew and cameras and mics in our faces asking about cougars. We were young and far more worried about our hair and Mom seeing us on TV in a cougar story, then actually seeing a cat. Crazy story for sure.

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #289 on: June 12, 2018, 06:44:53 PM »
Without having to read thru 19 pages, did anybody hear why the cat was so emaciated?(wounded, sick, no teeth, anything definite)?

Bad Hunter!  Many cats don't make it after they leave mom because of this.  It is a tough road for Cat to become and adult.

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #290 on: June 13, 2018, 05:14:58 PM »
Thanks, my bad, I had read it was 30-40lbs underweight.
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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #291 on: June 15, 2018, 03:45:53 PM »
You guys read about Jim Shockey and his camera man having a male lion try to attack them in Victoria, BC while hunting for bear?

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #292 on: June 15, 2018, 04:31:00 PM »
No, got a link to the story ?

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #293 on: June 18, 2018, 02:45:21 PM »
No, got a link to the story ?
Its on his Facebook page. Big male cat that was starving. Its a cool story and a good one to read as a warning... He even puts in his  :twocents: about why the cat is starving.. and guess what he blames. WOLVES!

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #294 on: June 19, 2018, 05:37:06 PM »
easy to figure when predators are competing for dwindling food supply, they move to pets then people.

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #295 on: June 20, 2018, 02:26:36 PM »
easy to figure when predators are competing for dwindling food supply, they move to pets then people.
Or a combo of pets AND people.... whichever item places itself in the situation that a predator feels it can take advantage of for a meal. We should drop a bunch of these cats into seattle and Olympia and see how quick people want hound hunting back lol!

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #296 on: June 20, 2018, 03:31:55 PM »
There are a lot of black bear in there too but they run away...most of the time.
Here is a video of Survival Science that was on before recreating a cougar attack on a bicyclist. Very interesting


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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #297 on: July 16, 2018, 05:24:51 PM »
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WDFW NEWS RELEASE
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
http://wdfw.wa.gov/

July 16, 2018

Contact: Dr. Kristin Mansfield, WDFW, 509-892-1001, ext. 326
 Charlie Powell, WSU, 509-335-7073

Exam of cougar linked to bicyclist's death shows no abnormalities

OLYMPIA – A report by Washington State University (WSU) about the examination of the carcass of the cougar believed to be involved in the death of a bicyclist this spring near North Bend revealed no abnormalities that might have contributed to the animal's unusual behavior, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) said today.

The report by the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at WSU in Pullman was released today in response to public disclosure requests. The report is available on WDFW's website at https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/attach/jul1618a.pdf.

Dr. Kristin Mansfield, WDFW wildlife veterinarian, said the examination produced no significant findings to indicate why the cougar attacked the bicyclist and a companion on May 19.

She said wildlife managers are "highly confident" that the cougar was involved in the incident, because it was found so close to the attack site and because of the relatively low density of cougars in Washington. However, WDFW is awaiting the results of DNA analysis to confirm that conclusion. Those results are expected within the next month, she said.

Mansfield said the cougar was estimated to be about 3 years old. The animal was lean, but its weight and body condition fall within a normal range for a cougar of its age. She said the examination found no indication of rabies or other diseases that would pose a risk to humans.
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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #298 on: July 16, 2018, 05:47:12 PM »
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WDFW NEWS RELEASE
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091
http://wdfw.wa.gov/

July 16, 2018

Contact: Dr. Kristin Mansfield, WDFW, 509-892-1001, ext. 326
 Charlie Powell, WSU, 509-335-7073

Exam of cougar linked to bicyclist's death shows no abnormalities

OLYMPIA – A report by Washington State University (WSU) about the examination of the carcass of the cougar believed to be involved in the death of a bicyclist this spring near North Bend revealed no abnormalities that might have contributed to the animal's unusual behavior, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) said today.

The report by the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at WSU in Pullman was released today in response to public disclosure requests. The report is available on WDFW's website at https://wdfw.wa.gov/news/attach/jul1618a.pdf.

Dr. Kristin Mansfield, WDFW wildlife veterinarian, said the examination produced no significant findings to indicate why the cougar attacked the bicyclist and a companion on May 19.

She said wildlife managers are "highly confident" that the cougar was involved in the incident, because it was found so close to the attack site and because of the relatively low density of cougars in Washington. However, WDFW is awaiting the results of DNA analysis to confirm that conclusion. Those results are expected within the next month, she said.

Mansfield said the cougar was estimated to be about 3 years old. The animal was lean, but its weight and body condition fall within a normal range for a cougar of its age. She said the examination found no indication of rabies or other diseases that would pose a risk to humans.

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Re: Lion attack in North bend?
« Reply #299 on: July 16, 2018, 05:48:10 PM »
Low density???

 


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