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Feb. 1, 2011LINN COUNTY, IA |  By: Farwell

Mountain Lions

The MDC has confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion in Linn county. The latest sighting is the 5th since November. Mountain lions are protected under the wildlife code of Missouri and are illegal to shoot. However mountain lions maybe targeted if they are threatening livestock or human safety. The incident must be reported to the MDC immediately. To report a sighting or physical evidence contact a local MDC office or conservation agent.