2007 confirmed Mountain Lion Tracks in Boscawen, NH
2007 – Indiana, May 1, multiple photos from motion sensitive cameras in Green County, set up DNR confirm presence of a Mountain Lion.
Gaspe Penninsula, October 2006, - genetic testing of hair samples confirms Mountain Lion. (from North American population).
2003 – Cougar DNA confirmed, Fundy National Park, New Brunswick, Canada
Gaspe Penninsula, August 2002 hair samples verified as Cougar hair.
DNA testing on scat found in 2002 in NH’s Ossipee Mountains was confirmed to be from a
2001, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, farmer bitten. Wildlife, Fish and conservation Biology specialist determines bite matches that of a cougar.
1999 – Ontario, Canada, scat confirmed to be Cougar.
Cape Elizabeth, ME – Hair Samples, 1997, confirmed through DNA testing.
Floyd County, KY, female cougar kitten road kill. Driver noticed larger and smaller shape, which he believed to be the momma and another cub. Cub had no evidence of captivity.
Quabbin Reservior, MASS, April 1997, DNA testing of scat near beaver kill indicated beaver taken by Cougar. (Lesbo Cougar, perhaps?)
Mountain Lion scat, Pelham, MA, 1997 – confirmed through DNA testing.
1993-94, Craftsbury, VT, - sighting of mature mountain lion and two cubs, scat and fur determined to be from a mountain lion by Fish and Wildlife.
November 3, 1993, Keene Valley NY, NYDEC Memo – concluding that evidence from a deer kill, and reliable eye witnesses (including state Police Officer) evidence indicated there was a mountain lion in the area.
Deersdale, New Brunswick, 1992, prints and hair found.
NC – 1991, home video, confirmed by experts.
Early 1990s western mountains of MD videotape verified by Md. Dept. of Natural Resources.
1990 Southwestern VA, tracks confirmed to be Cougar.
1976, Pocahantas County, WV, cougar predating on sheep shot and killed.
As you move west, there are many, many more mountain lions confirmed to be present, in Illinois (3), Missouri (14) and Iowa (5).