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Old 07-24-2016, 10:38 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by Fisheater View Post
I would think that cougars will eventually expand into NYS. I think it is best for the game managers to deny their existence as long as possible. The unofficial things I read about cougars in Michigan include reports of females with kittens. I hope my state continues to call the population transient, until it is well established. Just my opinion, but I believe there are a majority of people in this country that have formed their wildlife management opinions watching Walt Disney cartoons!
I don't subscribe to the notion that the best course of action for any State department is to purposely lie to the taxpayers of a state and mislead them. Ignorance is bliss; people can't handle the truth.

If cougars exist, then deal with the issue in a straightforward manner.
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