Dogs and biologists track collared cougars in northeast Oregon September 17, 2011 Oregon

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Dogs and biologists track collared cougars in northeast Oregon September 17, 2011 Oregon, OregonLive.com, By Bill Monroe, Special to The Oregonian

... Bruce Johnson, project leader for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Mt. Emily cougar study. the current estimate of cougar numbers in Oregon (5,700)...cougars and what they eat: Deer (66 percent of kills) are preferred, followed by elk (29 percent) and non-ungulates (i.e., coyotes, raccoons, etc., 5 percent). Male cougars tend to prey on elk more frequently than female cougars. Details are online at:https://sites.google.com/site/mtemilycougarstudy


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