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Experts still seek cougars

[ Virginia ] The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service …has started reviewing scientific and anecdotal information to determine the status of the eastern cougar and not as a prelude to reintroducing the region’s top predator. The eastern cougar has been presumed extinct in the wild for more than a century… If the eastern cougar is determined to be extinct, it will be removed from the endangered species list. If its presence is confirmed, an updated recovery plan will be drafted.

News notes are courtesy of Southern Forests Network News Notes





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