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Closeup of mountain lion face

Attend mountain lion workshop at Powder Valley Nature Center

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Free public lecture on cougars in Missouri is on March 23 with two-day paid workshop March 24-25.

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Bears, elk and mountain lions on tap at MDC Gorman Discovery Center

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Photo of bobcat

Bobcat Prowl

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Silent, shy and mostly nocturnal, bobcats are steadily increasing their numbers in Missouri.

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Bobcat silhouette measures 17 inches at the shoulder

Bobcat Silhouette

A bobcat measures about 17 inches at the shoulder, and the bobcat has the characteristic bobbed tail.

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Bobcat silhouette placed in an opening in trees

Bobcat Silhouette Placed in an Opening

The life-size bobcat silhouette is only slightly larger than the long-tailed critter pictured in the original photo.

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Silhouettes of housecat, bobcat and mountain lion

Cat Silhouettes

Life-sized silhouettes help us determine the approximate size of animals photographed at a distance.

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mountain lion in Chesterfield

Chesterfield sighting confirmed to be a mountain lion

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This third recent confirmed report brings the total to 13 in Missouri since 1994.

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Confirmed Mountain Lion Reports

Since 1994, the Department has confirmed 51 of the hundreds of mountain lion reports in Missouri. View the map of confirmed reports.

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Closeup of mountain lion face

Confirming Mountain Lion Evidence

How does the Mountain Lion Response Team determine whether physical evidence is from a mountain lion or some other kind of animal? The slideshow on this page shows you how.

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Closeup of mountain lion face

Confirming Mountain Lion Sightings

Confirming the presence of mountain lion requires physical evidence, such as photos, tracks or DNA.

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