Mountain Lion

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Botanist Pleads Guilty To Threatening Cops After Police Killed Mountain Lion In Chicago

Rich Hyerczyk, 54, pleaded guilty in federal court that he sent 90 threatening letters over nine-year period starting in 2003 — including one in which he threatened to burn down former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s vacation home in Michigan, the Sun-Times is reporting.


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Suspected Cougar Spotted In Winnetka

Police say a cougar may be roaming around the affluent North Shore suburb of Winnetka.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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Glencoe Firefighter Reports Seeing Mountain Lion

Jim Almdale says he was doing his nightly checks in a wooded area near Glencoe Beach last week when he saw a cougar walk onto the road. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

CBS 2–08/09/2012

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Holy Cats! Mountain Lion Spotted In Lake Forest

It’s not unheard of but it’s certainly unusual: Police on the North Shore are on the hunt for a mountain lion. People who live in and around Lake Forest are calling police, saying they’ve spotted one.


Photo Of A Snarling Cougar. (Utah DNR Photo)

Horse Owners Suspect Cougars In Attacks

The Henry County sheriff thinks there may be cougars in the area, but he wants proof. A horse owner looks at the wounds to her mare and thinks she may have it.