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Dangerous Wildlife Incident Reports


SPECIES
Cougar
 
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT
THE R/P CALLED THE WA STATE PATROL TO REPORT A COUGAR IN WINTHROP. THE R/P STATED A COUGAR WAS UNDER THE DECK OF CABIN NUMBER 6. HIS WIFE HAD HEARD A NOISE UNDER THE DECK, LOOKED UNDER THE DECK AND SAW A COUGAR LOOKING BACK AT HER. THE R/P STATED THEY HAVE NO GUESTS AT THIS TIME AND BELIEVED THE COUGAR WOULD LEAVE ON ITS OWN. IT WAS DECIDED TO LEAVE IT AT THIS TIME AND HE WOULD CALL BACK IF IT DID NOT LEAVE OR HE HAD PROBLEMS WITH IT. I TOLD THE R/P IT COULD BE RELOCATED IF NECESSARY.
 
REPORT INFORMATION
Date/Time of Incident: January 14, 2013 @ 08:00
Date of Report: January 14, 2013
Location: 100 block of White Rd
City: Winthrop
County: Okanogan
Game Management Unit: 231