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Nebraska Opens Mountain Lion Season

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Say what? Mountain lions in Nebraska? But they don’t have mountains!

As crazy as it sounds, Nebraska has opened practically the entire state to mountain lion hunting on a limited-quota basis. Although the season is limited by permits and a resident-only policy, the hunt is evidence of an expanding cougar population across the USA. I’ve met persons who swear they’ve seen mountain lions in Iowa and West Virginia, so don’t be surprised if rumors of a sighting occur in your state. Here kitty, kitty…