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Cougar Sited In Upper Peninsula’s Baraga County

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BARAGA COUNTY (WWJ) – A cougar has been spotted in the Upper Peninsula’s Baraga County.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports that a photo of the big cat was taken May 5th near Skanee, northwest of Marquette.

A wildlife biologist says that the cougar sighting is the 15th verified by the state in the Upper Peninsula since 2008 and the first so far this year.

The May 5 photo was taken by Fred Nault, who spotted the cougar crossing a road.

Other sightings were taken by remote cameras.

Find out how to distinguish cougar, coyote and bobcat tracks HERE.

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