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Old 11-23-2020, 07:59 AM   #1
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There is video footage on her Facebook page, supposedly on the west shore of Ray Hubbard by Rowlett High School....
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Old 11-23-2020, 07:59 AM   #2
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Old 11-23-2020, 08:30 AM   #3
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Interesting
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Old 11-23-2020, 08:32 AM   #4
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I have the video. I donít know how to post it here. It seems legit.


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Old 11-23-2020, 08:33 AM   #5
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I have the video. I donít know how to post it here. It seems legit.


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Yep, no doubt.
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:02 AM   #6
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Very cool. That is a good sized kitty.
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:07 AM   #7
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wow... not surprised,, all this Growth, all around the lakes are driving these creeturs out and about
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:08 AM   #8
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Awesome!! Thanks for sharing. I know a lot of folks doubt how many cats are out there and the extent of their range. I personally think it's awesome to see how extensive their range might actually be.
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:08 AM   #9
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Meowwww
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:48 AM   #10
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Interesting. I talked to a gentleman who lives near Barnes Bridge Rd. just south of the power plant and he swears he saw a mountain lion in that wooded area a month or so ago. He said there wasn't a doubt in his mind what he saw. That would be on the west side of the lake in Sunnyvale.
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Old 11-23-2020, 10:00 AM   #11
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There have been people talking about seeing one on that side of the lake for a few weeks or longer now. Pretty wild.
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Old 11-23-2020, 10:01 AM   #12
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Wow! I was just measuring for a dock in that area. Never would have thought there was a big cat around there!
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Old 11-23-2020, 10:17 AM   #13
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I'm a mile west of the Trinity about 5mi south of the Ray Hubbard dam and we had one roaming here 15yrs ago. tracks were on my tank dam with several I witness sightings so it is not surprising to me
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Old 11-23-2020, 10:18 AM   #14
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I don't know why people are always surprised when mountain lion sightings are documented. There are more out there than you think
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Old 11-23-2020, 10:19 AM   #15
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We look fed in Wylie. Of far from 66 / Miller rd. area. We used to see bobcats and totes pretty regularly.
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Old 11-23-2020, 10:46 AM   #16
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I think we'd be surprised how much this kind of thing goes by unnoticed.
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Old 11-23-2020, 11:09 AM   #17
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You guys should Google the location of Rowlett HS and see where this is at. Not a rural area at all.
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Old 11-23-2020, 11:35 AM   #18
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That's awesome. I believe it.
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Old 11-23-2020, 01:26 PM   #19
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That is pretty crazy!
My sister just had one on camera in van alstyne this past week.
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Old 11-23-2020, 01:41 PM   #20
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That cat is legit!
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Old 11-23-2020, 01:43 PM   #21
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Just around the corner from the house.

This is close enough to the Barnes Bridge area that the man could have spotted the same cat.

I have seen good sized Bobcats and even coyotes run that same edge of the lake.
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Old 11-23-2020, 02:27 PM   #22
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Somebody's pet that got loose I bet





































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Old 11-23-2020, 02:28 PM   #23
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I thought all of the ones in NE TX were a darker color?
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Old 11-23-2020, 02:50 PM   #24
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I agree that it was most likely someone's pet on the loose. The lions that I know typically avoid areas where there's lots of folks.
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Old 11-23-2020, 04:19 PM   #25
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https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MBX...ew?usp=sharing

House cats don't have tails like this!
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Old 11-23-2020, 04:22 PM   #26
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Thwack!!!
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Old 11-23-2020, 04:33 PM   #27
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HE gotta go SON!!!!!!!
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Old 11-23-2020, 05:12 PM   #28
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Bait it with some of these California jogger transplants. About the only thing theyíre good for.

Besides, you should always bait a trap with its favorite natural food.


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Old 11-23-2020, 07:43 PM   #29
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There's been sightings at the Rowlett Creek bike trails for years now. Not surprised by this. This sighting is within a mile of my house. Plenty of woods and cover for any wildlife.

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Old 11-23-2020, 07:44 PM   #30
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With all of the pigs running around the Mountain Lion population has to be increasing.
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Old 11-23-2020, 07:46 PM   #31
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With all of the pigs running around the Mountain Lion population has to be increasing.
So...your saying there are 2 of them?
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Old 11-23-2020, 08:39 PM   #32
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Wow!
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Old 11-23-2020, 08:45 PM   #33
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Man thatís right up the road from my house, and my in-laws live right off Miller and George Bush. I wouldnít have thought a cat like that would be running around here. Iíve seen coyotes and bobcats around but nothing like that.
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Old 11-23-2020, 09:14 PM   #34
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I saw a mountain lion outside College Station a few years back just as it had finished crossing William D Fitch halfway between Rock Prairie and hwy 30. No doubt in my mind that is what it was, the tail was unmistakable.
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Old 11-24-2020, 01:31 AM   #35
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Mountain lions (cougars) have a home roaming range of 250 miles. There’s more out there around us, at times, than most think.
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Old 12-11-2020, 01:00 PM   #36
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He's moving back north fellas, he's going back after one of those Collin County bucks 👀👀

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbc...2502044/%3famp
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