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September 28, 2016 3:04 pm
Another mountain lion has been documented in Kansas. According to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, a hunter  in Rawlins County had quite the surprise this month when checking his trail cam photos. A lone mountain lion was caught in a couple frames. The clarity of the sho...




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