30 Jul '11, 3pm

Mountain Lion Killed After 1500 Mile Hike | Care2 Causes

Mountain Lion Killed After 1500 Mile Hike | Care2 Causes

A cougar, dubbed the St. Croix Mountain lion — for a number of confirmed sightings in St. Croix County, Wisconsin — was hit and killed by a SUV in Milford, Connecticut on June 11, 2011. The driver was uninjured. The eastern mountain lion has been considered extirpated or extinct since the 1930’s , so a necropsy was performed to determine the cat’s genetic origin. About six weeks after the death, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announced the necropsy findings . Based on tissue DNA, the 2-5 year old mountain lion was found to belong to a species originating in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. DEEP Commissioner Daniel C. Esty had this to say: “The journey of this mountain lion is a testament to the wonders of nature and the tenacity and adaptability of this species. This mountain lion traveled a distance of more than 1,500 miles...

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treehugger.com 27 Jul '11, 9pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Jul '11, 11pm

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channelnewsasia.com 31 Jul '11, 10am

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care2.com 30 Jul '11, 3pm

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