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Mountain Lion #8088621 12/14/20 01:42 PM
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Anybody hear anything or see the picture of a mountain lion killed somewhere around Wolfe City ? I saw a picture of one laying on the tailgate with a Game Warden behind it. I think the GW is from Fannin County.


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Heard about one but rumors and big cats go together like peas and carrots so who knows. More like a box of chocolates not knowing which stories actually true.

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It was killed in Celeste. It's legit.

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I’ve seen the pics. I bet the cat is at least 150 pounds and maybe approaching 175. It’s a very big cat for Texas.

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Originally Posted by JCB
I’ve seen the pics. I bet the cat is at least 150 pounds and maybe approaching 175. It’s a very big cat for Texas.


The post I saw on Facebook said it was 160 lbs and measured 6'4"

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Wonder if the same cat that was spotted in Rowlett a few weeks back. Pretty close proximity the way a cat travels.

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Looked to be healthy but not huge.

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Copied from Lone Star Outdoor show FB page. Killed n Celeste

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Pretty cool
Decent size too


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Wonder if that’s the one in the news over the last 2 weeks. First spotted around Rockwall, then I believe in Princeton this pst week.

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/m...CVRf-4QacWKD96d6Lwzr6I642YUefYtHFnjpt0rk

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The story seems screwy. The girlfriend claims that they had a fight on Tuesday and that he went to work on Wednesday morning, but she never spoke with him after Tuesday night. His body was found in a creek bed very close to their house. So this guy walks to work? That seems rather odd for a man in the oilfield business. https://www.facebook.com/chris.whiteley.79 This guy drives a truck, so where was his truck while he was at work? How would she not notice his truck being at home? Surely, he didn't go to work and a cat dragged his body back to their house.

This story does not seem to make sense based on the information given.

https://en.brinkwire.com/news/texas...was-found-dead-in-a-creek-near-his-home/


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DNS, tons of holes in the Hood County story... nidea

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Cat was killed on my buddy's lease near Celeste. weighed 160 lbs.

GW claimed it was the one spotted in Royce City then Princeton

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Originally Posted by DirtNapTET
Cat was killed on my buddy's lease near Celeste. weighed 160 lbs.

GW claimed it was the one spotted in Royce City then Princeton


Highly likely.. that’s what I was thinking too

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So awesome! I see those as the ultimate predator up there with wolves.

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Nice kitty!!

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I work outside for a living and cover a lot of ground every day. I have seen mountain lions smack dab in the middle of Dallas before. The last one was at Westgrove Dr and Preston Rd. I had pictures and gave them to a Dallas County GW. This was pre-smartphone days and I no longer have copies.

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