“What we need are pictures,” Northfield Police spokeswoman Loren Boyes said today.
The DNR said possible cougar sightings are regularly reported throughout the state, but verification is often difficult, due in part to a lack of physical evidence.
Jeremiah Dice reported the animal’s breath smelled like “dead rabbits.” His heavy camouflage coat was shredded down to the boy’s belt. Maps.
Could it be a native New England cougar, after all? Images.
“It crossed the road directly in front of me,” the eyewitness said. “It was as if I saw it in slow motion.” The cat was light brown and had a long tail.
Recent sightings have been confirmed in the “show-me” state.
“I called everyone close to me and said, ‘You’re not going to believe this, I caught a mountain lion on my camera,’” said the photographer. Image.
The Maryland researcher was best known for his dedication to mystery cat research. Image.
Photo proof is helpful too.
Yet another mystery cat report has been forwarded. This time from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The standard skeptical response is given by a government official.