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Western cougars in Adirondacks

Updated: Monday, January 27 2014, 02:23 PM EST

Lake George, N.Y. - In a story Jan. 20, The Associated Press reported that cougars are extinct in the eastern United States but sometimes spotted there.

The story should have made clear that while a subspecies, the eastern cougar, is extinct in the region; cougars from western populations are being spotted there.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Western cougars in Adirondacks


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