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|Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2011 6:21 pm Post subject: 5/21/2011 Branch County, Michigan - cougar sighting.
|Branch County, Michigan - cougar sighting.
Reported Mon, May 23, 2011 at 4:10 PM to www.savethecougar.org
Date of Observation: 05/21/2011
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Location Description: North entrance to Lakeside Drive off of Ridge Road. Sighting was in a farm field on the west side of Ridge Road, just across fromt he entrance to Lakeside Drive -- Marble Lake.
I was on an early morning run and was approaching Ridge Road from Lakeside Drive. As I approached Ridge Road I saw a large cat like animal casually trotting horizontal to ridge road, in the farm field, going towards an adjacent woods. A homeowner on that intersection was also watching the animal. We both agreed it was a couger. I also saw 12 deer, 10 turkeys and 1 mink -- a nice run with nature.