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Cougar Looms in NorthwoodsSubmitted: 03/30/2012

Ben Meyer
Executive Producer
bmeyer@wjfw.com

CRANDON - The DNR confirms a cougar sighting earlier this week near Crandon.

It's the first confirmed sighting in the Northwoods since one in Price County last November.

DNR Wildlife Biologist Jeremy Holtz told us that a couple spotted the cougar on their property just south of Crandon on Monday.

They submitted a picture to the DNR and naturalists verified it was real earlier this week.

If you see rare wildlife like cougars or moose in Wisconsin, report them to the DNR via the Rare Mammal Observation Form on their website.

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