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Why I doubt the existence of CT mountain lions

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Why I doubt the existence of CT mountain lions

Postby AGust82 » Thu Nov 24, 2011 8:21 pm

This is how I'd consider a sighting legitimate.

http://www.kpho.com/story/16095256/jagu ... rn-arizona

People always claim they've seen them or "know a guy" who has pictures. Never seen a single photo though. Reminds me of Sasquatch.



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Postby Malaga2 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:23 pm

Pic taken in Roxbury Ct...late summer 2011

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Postby Drew » Thu Dec 08, 2011 4:24 pm

I think I mentioned elswhere that I have gotten pretty friendly with a DEP/Ranger type over the past few years. He said there is monuntain lions but the state wont admit until they have too. They dont want to scare residents.

Yeah mountain lions thats our biggest fear in New Haven. LOL

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Postby GreggAndrews » Thu Dec 08, 2011 7:01 pm

We have them around our place all of the time. The damn things sound like a baby crying at certain times of the season.

Bears I can deal with.

Cats, I can't. They will stalk you, and kill you for the hell of it. The worst part is, you'll NEVER see them coming if they're really after you.


The second I shoot one, I'll post pics.
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Postby Drew » Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:46 pm

The DEP guy described personally hearing the "baby crying" as well.

Heck we had a Bobcat in my old ladies parents yard in Seymour last winter. It's like "Am I really seeing that".

On the down side we dont see flying squirrels any more.

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Postby Savage99 » Thu Dec 08, 2011 10:48 pm

Cougars are in CT.

One was killed in Southern CT recently.

My wife saw one in our back yard last year.

I saw one run in front of the car this April.

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Postby GreggAndrews » Thu Dec 08, 2011 11:52 pm

On the down side we dont see flying squirrels any more.


Want some? Come to Barkhamsted. :lol:
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Postby LTB45 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 9:41 am

GreggAndrews wrote:
On the down side we dont see flying squirrels any more.


Want some? Come to Barkhamsted. :lol:


With my .410 so I can shoot them out of the air :D

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Postby GreggAndrews » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:01 pm

Take a five minute ride to Algonquin Forest, and we'll get you set up.
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Postby LTB45 » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:42 pm

GreggAndrews wrote:Take a five minute ride to Algonquin Forest, and we'll get you set up.
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Thanks for the invite but it is a hell of a lot further than 5 minutes. At least from my house it is :(

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Postby GreggAndrews » Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:48 am

Thanks for the invite but it is a hell of a lot further than 5 minutes. At least from my house it is



Awww... geez... it's five minutes from MY house... :P
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