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117th sighting of mountain lion in Missouri
Sep 23, 2023 07:10 ET

SHANNON COUNTY, Mo (KCTV) - The Missouri Department of Conservation received reports of a mountain lion sighting on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

MDC Large Carnivore Response Team responded to the area that same day to confirm the sighting. Trail camera images caught the predator returning to feed on an elk carcass.

This makes the 117th confirmed sighting since 1994. MDC posted on their Twitter about the sighting.

According to the MDC Furbearer Biologist Nate Bowersock, Mountain Lions are considered natural predators to elks.

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