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Photo courtesy of the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Another mountain lion confirmed in Missouri

February 23, 2011 at 08:05 AM

The Missouri Department of Conservation has confirmed that a picture taken by a trail camera Dec. 29 is indeed a mountain lion. The MDC says the most recent sighting makes five since November and 15 confirmed reports in the past 16 years.

The picture was taken in Linn County in north-central Missouri, about two hours straight west of Hannibal.

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