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Mountain Lions and Other Night Sounds

Compare mountain lion sounds to those of other wildlife you may hear at night.

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Mountain Lions In Missouri

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Fact or Fiction? The Mountain Lion Response Team confirms reports and busts myths.

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Image of a mountain lion

Mountain lions possible but rarely confirmed in Missouri

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Community program dispels mountain lion myths.

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The size of cat-like animal can be hard to determine from a distance

Mystery Cat

People often send us photos that seem to depict large cats. The shape is clear, but the scale is hard to judge. Is this animal a house cat, bobcat or mountain lion?

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mystery cat appears larger than normal

Mystery Cat Identified

Conclusion: With no solid reference for comparison, the cat in the original photo appears to be much larger than it actually is. After an onsite investigation using accurately sized silhouettes of a house cat, bobcat and mountain lion, the Mountain Lion Response Team concluded that the cat in the original photo was about 13 inches tall at the shoulder. The size--and the animal's long tail--indicates that it is an adult house cat.

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"News & Events" for the March 2012 Missouri Conservationist.

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News and Almanac

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"News and Almanac" for the December 2005 Missouri Conservationist.

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"News and Events" for the  January 2011 Missouri Conservationist.

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News and Events

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"News and Events" for the February 2011 Missouri Conservationist.

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