RE: [weirdwi] Wisconsin--confirmed ML sighting
- This site shows the location of a number of wolf packs in Wisconsin. It may be of interest to some of the folks on this list.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of ken stoker
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2013 2:46 PM
Subject: Re: [weirdwi] Wisconsin--confirmed ML sighting
I do remember seeing an article that stated that the Wolf population was
around 4,000 & I believe that it included UP Michigan in the count.
I'll have to see if I can find that article again. One of my Friends from
Ashland confirmed reading this as well.
I do know that Cougars have been in Wisconsin for quite some time now. I was
up there the day prior to them being told that by the driver of the truck in
None the less, I found it very interesting.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roll, Todd" todd.roll@...<mailto:todd.roll%40uwc.edu>>
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2013 8:30 AM
Subject: RE: [weirdwi] Wisconsin--confirmed ML sighting
> Hmm...I have a friend and former work colleague, Professor of Biology, who
> now works for the DNR. I asked him about mountain lions in Wisconsin and
> he said that the DNR has been aware of this for years. They have tracked
> the movement of young cougars from the west across Minnesota and into
> Wisconsin, and he believes they are in Michigan as well. The DNR does not
> plant or re-locate these animals from other states into Wisconsin. Their
> introduction to Wisconsin is due to the need for ever increasing ranges
> for younger male cats. When the population gets larger in a neighboring
> state the young males are forced to range far into other states, hence big
> cats coming to Wisconsin. The DNR has a very good idea about how many big
> cats are in Wisconsin and where they came from. I don't recall the number
> he quoted but it was less than 100.
> Todd Roll
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