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Necropsy finds Wisconsin cougar killed by bowhunter was healthy, well fed

A necropsy on a mountain lion shot by a bowhunter in Buffalo County, Wis., on Nov. 11 showed the 128-pound cat was healthy and well fed. (Photo courtesy of Ben Karasch)
A necropsy on the cougar killed in mid-November by a bowhunter in Wisconsin’s Buffalo County found the cat was healthy, well fed, and carrying good fat reserves, according to the state’s large carnivore specialist. “It had eaten within the past day and knew how to make a living,” said Randy Johnson, of Rhinelander, the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) large carnivore specialist.
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