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Dangerous Wildlife Incident Reports


SPECIES
Cougar
 
DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT
RP'S DOG WAS ATTACKED BY A COUGAR. THE DOG SUFFERED A DEEP BUT ON ITS RIGHT SIDE. A FISH AND WILDLIFE OFFICER RESPONDED AND CONFIRMED THE COUGAR ATTACK. A HOUNDSMAN AND HOUNDS WERE DEPLOYED AND FOUND AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF COUGARS IN A CAVE. THE HOUNDS WERE REMOVED DUE DANGER OF BEING INJURED. THE HOUNDSMAN AND ANOTHER OFFICER RETURNED THE NEXT DAY AND WERE ABLE TO EUTHANIZE ONE FEMALE COUGAR.
 
REPORT INFORMATION
Date/Time of Incident: May 3, 2014 @ 04:30
Date of Report: May 3, 2014
Location: Mountain Vista Rd
City: Twisp
County: Okanogan
Game Management Unit: 242