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Black Mountain Lion — 10 Comments

  1. I saw a black cougar (lion) in the Los Padres NF between Maricopa and San Maria, Ca . It crossed the road in front of me when I surprised it on my Kawasaki. It was not a flash sighting and I was not 40 yds away so it was no dog and no kitty. First, most people have never seen any mountain lion but I have seen 4 so I know what they look like. They (black)are there.

  2. Four of us saw a black cougar on a sunny day in May within a mile of the Schragg grain elevators east of Moses Lake, WA. The first thing I said was…is the circus in town? It was as tall as a Great Dane but it was so graceful as it moved. It took one leap and was across the road and gone. Probably following dried up crab creek. It was not a dog because it had that flat cat face and long low hanging tail…and it was as black as night.

    • Yes, a fabulous cat. I hate with a vengeance people who hunt the mountain lion with dogs and rifle. I could willingly hunt the hunters myself and would certainly shoot them if it was legal. Sound extreme? Maybe it is but it is true.

        • I love the puma. So beautiful. Only an extremely insensitive and ignorant person could hunt it with dogs and rifle. And the people who proudly declare – as if to even things up – that they used a crossbow and arrows or a bow and arrows are worse. For me they are hateful self-serving, ill-educated fools in denial of what they are doing.

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