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Name: Sara
Status: other
Age: 6-8
Location: IA
Country: N/A
Date: 7/1/2005


Question:
I've seen/heard some Moutain lions around my aera and along the highway, and I was wondering what do sonme of the calls mean???


Replies:
These sites have basic information about mountain lions, including vocalizations;

http://lynx.uio.no/catfolk/puma-02.htm
http://www.mountain-lions.org/mountain-lions-general-information.htm

While mountain lions have been confirmed as rare stragglers in many midwestern states, including Illinois, and are apparantly a liitle more likely to be seen in Nebraska. There are at least three confirmed reports and quite a few unconfirmed reports of them in Iowa; it seems unlikely you would have any consistently regular sightings in Iowa.

See http://www.iowadnr.com/news/04jan/lion.html for details.

J. Elliott


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