Trail cams capture another cougar moving across northland

Trail cams up north have captured another cougar making its way across toward Michigan. Experts with the Wisconsin DNR says three separate cameras have captured what they think is the same animal.
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Trail cams up north have captured another cougar making its way across toward Michigan. Experts with the Wisconsin DNR says three separate cameras have captured what they think is the same animal.

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