Cougar makes rare successful crossing of L.A.-area freeway

The mountain lion like this one was spotted in the eastern Los Angeles County community of Azusa, near the San Gabriel Mountains wilderness.THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The National Park Service says researchers have documented a rare case of a cougar from the Santa Monica Mountains successfully crossing U.S. Highway 101 to an area less hemmed in by Southern California sprawl….

Cougar on the prowl in Blue Earth?

BLUE EARTH, Minn. – A cougar is reportedly on the prowl, and residents of Blue Earth are being urged to avoid hiking or jogging through wooded areas during dawn, dusk or night, the Southern Minnesota News in Mankato reported Thursday. The report went on to say that it’s also recommended to keep pets inside at night, as even large dogs could…