The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

DNR confirms cougar report from Gogebic County

 

August 14, 2019

Submitted photo

A cougar image is shown from a landowner's game camera, northwest of Ironwood in Gogebic County. The image, taken July 7, was provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

IRONWOOD - A mountain lion image caught on a landowner's trail camera in Gogebic County has been confirmed as the state's 39th cougar report since 2008.

The cat was photographed July 7 in daylight hours northwest of Ironwood, according to a Monday press release.

"This is very close to where a cougar was documented on a deer movement study trail camera last year," said Cody Norton, a large carnivore specialist with the Bear and Wolf Program of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

A DNR wildlife biologist visited the location Thursday. The image was reviewed and verified by the DNR's...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 08/19/2019 11:14