Posts Tagged ‘ mountain lion ’

Tests show Connecticut mountain lion hiked 1,800 miles from South Dakota

Jul 26th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEEP said that results of tests show that the mountain lion killed in Milford, in June made its way here from the Black Hills of South Dakota and is an animal whose movements were tracked and recorded as it made its way through Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Tests also show Milford animal was likely same one spotted in Greenwich. DEEP Commissioner Daniel C. Esty said, “The journey of this mountain lion is a testament to the wonders of nature and the tenacity and adaptability of this species.

Mountain lion killed in Milford was doomed

Jun 13th, 2011 | By

A mountain lion killed by a car on the Wilbur Cross Parkway early Saturday was likely a victim of the exotic pet trade and never stood a chance of surviving in Connecticut, a wildlife expert said Saturday. Read more here: Mountain lion killed in Milford was doomed – The Middletown Press : Serving Middletown, CT.

DEP Investigating Sightings of Large Cat in Greenwich

Jun 8th, 2011 | By

The DEP will continue to work closely with local officials to attempt to determine the identity of the animal. Anyone spotting the animal should contact local authorities and the DEP. Anyone having knowledge of where the animal may have come from can also anonymously contact the DEP at 860-424-3333 with the information.