Content tagged with "mountain lion"

Cougar Tracks in Creekbed

Photo of confirmed cougar tracks in muddy creekbed
A landowner photographed these mountain lion tracks in northern Macon County in April 2011. More

DNA reveals different origins for Missouri mountain lions

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Closeup of mountain lion face
Four cougars seen in Missouri came from three states. More

DNA tests shed light on cougar, wolf sightings

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Results confirm ties to mountain lions from South Dakota and timber wolves from the Great Lakes states. More

Grundy County Mountain Lion

Grundy County Mountain Lion
This mountain lion was photographed by a trail camera on April 2 in rural Grundy County in northwest Missouri. More

House Cat Silhouette

Housecat silhouette
House cats measure about 10 and 1/2 inches at the shoulder More

House Cat Silhouette Seen in an Opening

silhouette of a house cat in an opening through trees
The life-size house cat silhouette takes up about the same space in the opening as the animal depicted in the original photo. More

Hunter admits shooting mountain lion in Ray County

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Conservation officials say no charges will be filed. More

Hunters shoot mountain lion near Macon

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image of dead mountain lion
Hunters say animal posed threat. Fourth recent confirmed report brings total to 14 in Missouri since 1994. More

If You Encounter a Mountain Lion

The chance of a meeting a mountain lion on a Missouri trail is almost zero, but knowing how to recognize and respond to threatening behaviors can help you avoid or survive a close encounter. More

Linn County Mountain Lion

Mountain lion walking away from camara in snowy Linn County
On Feb. 15, a Linn County landowner contacted MDC  with two photos of a mountain lion taken by a trail camera on his property Dec. 29, 2010. More