Tennessee cougars gone, at least for now

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It appears that a cougar, or cougars, that took up residence in Middle and West Tennessee a year ago are now gone, according to Joy Sweeney, a wildlife biologist for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Details: http://newschannel9.com/news/local/tenn ... st-for-now

Sweeney asks that anyone who comes across clear evidence of a cougar in Tennessee please contact the Agency by e-mailing [email protected] or calling 615-781-6610.
 
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:lol: Sorry , but I’m still going with the first story. They never were here.

It’s all smoke and mirrors. Mountain Lions couldn’t survive here.

The two I’ve personally seen didn’t exist.....

Must have been a flash back from the early 70’s.

I don’t think they have a home ground so to speak, but they are here from time to time.

It’s my understanding even out West they have a large range.

The area being referred to in Wayne Co. contains steep, deep hollows for this part of Tn.

Very rough terrain.

Of the two I’ve seen one was in Wayne Co. in the late 80’s in the Southern part of the county the other one in 2011 or 12 here in Humphreys Co.

The first one I jumped in cut over owned at the time by paper companies.

The second was in one of my Neighbor pastures just up the road from my house.

That one came out of the woods line and layed down in the pastures edge sunning itself.
 
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That is what they want you to believe... just pressing the company line... They never wanted to admit they were here, to begin with, so why not run something like this that they could not prove in any way
 
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Somebody will shoot one someday that is killing their livestock, then as Paul Harvey used to say, "and now you know the rest of the story!"
 
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:rotf: :rotf: :rotf: they are not here, no, wait they are, no, wait their gone, its all ok. :rotf: :rotf:
 
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There still here seen one this morning.
She was driving a 2017 nissan altima.
 
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GRIT":46gt3zmt said:
There still here seen one this morning.
She was driving a 2017 nissan altima.

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That's a Mountandlying if i ever seen one.
 
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Bear with me here, (pun intended) but how would they KNOW they were gone?????? UNLESS they were released with tracking chips in them????? Do yall honestly believe that the bears around here that people have been seeing for the last few years just magically showed up??? I don't.
 
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Huntaholic":194ni51i said:
Bear with me here, (pun intended) but how would they KNOW they were gone?????? UNLESS they were released with tracking chips in them????? Do yall honestly believe that the bears around here that people have been seeing for the last few years just magically showed up??? I don't.

Much like the rattlesnakes in that regard.
 
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Bambi Buster":1yzozo3j said:
Huntaholic":1yzozo3j said:
Bear with me here, (pun intended) but how would they KNOW they were gone?????? UNLESS they were released with tracking chips in them????? Do yall honestly believe that the bears around here that people have been seeing for the last few years just magically showed up??? I don't.

Much like the rattlesnakes in that regard.
:rotf: :rotf: :rotf:
 
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GRIT":1nd8akbw said:
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That's a Mountandlying if i ever seen one.[/quote]




That my Friends is a shore nuff’ full grown Coug-arrrrr!

If she was riding around with the top down this morning......

I bet her headlights were on HIGH BEAM!

Sorry Dads, I know she’s somebody’s Daughter .
 

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