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|Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2006 1:41 am Post subject: Many questions persist over North Dakota mountain lions
| Many questions persist over North Dakota mountain lions
By RICHARD HINTON (Bismarck Tribune)
|Questions continue to outnumber answers after the close of North Dakota's second experimental mountain lion season almost a month ago.
The charismatic cats, the state's largest resident carnivores, continue to pique the public's curiosity, spawning fervent opinions pro and con about the presence of cougars in North Dakota.
Witness two recent letters - both anonymous - sent to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department:
"Discontinue the Cougar Hunting and Slaughter," begins one.
"Allowing only five cougars to be shot is not only asinine, but dangerous to the NorthDakota public," reads part of the other.
It seems that people in North Dakota are going through a bit of adjustment with regard to the cougar population... Anyone else got news on this?
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