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Farmers say cougars killing more livestock

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Mack Williams has run sheep on his 5 acres for 35 years to keep the grass down and hasn`t lost one to predators for 34. But in one six-week period recently he lost six. Matted wool lies in several piles, and half a sheep carcass is tied to a fence where a paid hunter hoped to lure back the cougar suspected of doing the deed. Thirteen years ago Oregon banned hunting for cougars with hounds.

Read Original at: KGW.com

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