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Dangerous Wildlife Incident Reports


SPECIES
Cougar
 
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT
ON 01-13-21, I RECEIVED A CALL FROM THE RP THAT HE HAD JUST FOUND HIS LAST GOAT DEAD IN HIS CORRAL. THE RP THOUGHT THE GOAT WAS KILLED BY A COUGAR. SGT. CHARRON AND I RESPONDED TO THE RP'S RESIDENCE SOUTH OF NORTHPORT AND INSPECTED AN ADULT GOAT KILLED BY A COUGAR. THERE WERE COUGAR TRACKS IN THE SNOW AT THE KILL SITE AND THE CARCASS HAD BEEN FED ON IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH A COUGAR. A LOCAL HOUNDMAN WAS NOTIFIED AND ASKED TO ATTEMPT TO RUN AND TREE THE COUGAR IF IT CAME BACK INTO FEED DURING THE NIGHT. ON 01-22-13, I RESPONDED BACK TO THE RP'S RESIDENCE WITH A LOCAL HOUNDMAN AND RAN A COUGAR OFF OF THE DEAD GOAT. WE TREED AN ADULT FEMALE THAT DID NOT HAVE ANY KITTENS. THE COUGAR WAS THEN EUTHANIZED. TOOTH AND TISSUE SAMPLES WERE TAKEN.
 
REPORT INFORMATION
Date/Time of Incident: January 21, 2013 @ 10:35
Date of Report: January 21, 2013
Location: 2700 block of Aladdin/Northport Rd
City: Colville
County: Stevens
Game Management Unit: 111