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Black Cougars

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  1. Sigraph

    Sigraph TS Member

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    I watched a special on Monster Quest (History Channel) about the mysterious black cat sightings in the United States. The story ended with there not being enough proof that black cougars actually exist in the US. There were a few photos and even a video of one but they were disputed as actually being large house cats, or something that escaped from a zoo and appeared to be black.

    I used to work with a guy that claimed he saw one on his land carrying either a small calf of deer, but it was about 200 yards away and he didn't get any pictures. He has heard of other people in his area also seeing the cat. This was about 40 miles south of here in the Portland Tn. area.

    My son and I took a few guns to the gun club Monday and I was admiring a custom 243 a guy was shooting and struck up a conversation about deer hunting. He hunts in Butler Co. Ky. - same place I do. He claimed he'd just got some pictures on his game camera of a cougar. I asked him what color it was and he said jet black, and appeared to be about 4 foot in body length with about a 3 foot tail. He's supposed to send me some pictures - I'll post them when I get them if he don't care.

    I'm curious - has anyone else on here seen or heard of one?
     
  2. short shucker

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    Sigraph,

    If it is the same pictures that have been circulating of the cat dragging a big buck by the neck, disreguard them.

    ss
     
  3. highflyer

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    I have argued with otherwise intelligent people that believe there are black panthers roaming the countryside. I think it is common belief all over the country. I think it would be easier to find a dead bigfoot or alien. Maybe they could get a psychic to help them locate one.
     
  4. Sigraph

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    It's not one with a deer. He said there is one of the body and one of the tail end.

    That would be a good prank to play on a fellow hunter, take his memory card and photoshop in a tiger or something.

    The cat seen around Portland was about 10 years ago.
     
  5. EE

    EE Banned User Banned

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    Black jaguars do exist.
     
  6. b12

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    We have a guy in our aeria that raisies exotic animals. He has tried for years to

    cross a blankpanther and a cougar but has not had any sucess.
     
  7. highflyer

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    Black jaguars exist and black leopards exist. And on very, very rare occasions black cougars exist. Now you have to believe that of that group of cats they are roaming the american countryside. When you do shoot one mount it next to your bigfoot mount.
     
  8. blkcloud

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    I have heard of the Black Panthers I wish they didnt exist..
     
  9. comp 1

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    I knew a black cougar once-I was 17 and she was 35--stay away from those things -far away
     
  10. gdbabin

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    Black Cougar - An older black woman who favors young men. Go to the appropriate Saturday nite bar and you'll find a bunch!


    BTW, I've always found it strange, and frankly unfair, that older women who prefer young men are known as Cougars, and older men who favor young women commonly referred to as 'Preverts'.


    Not a sermon, just a thought...


    Edit: damit comp1 beat me to it.

    Guy B.
     
  11. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    You can find Black Panthers very easily. They are very common outside the voting polls. Bulge.
     
  12. CalvinMD

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    I'm really sorry for ruining your Black Panther Party
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  13. Shooting Jack

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    Many years ago when I lived in Tampa Fl we had a bombing range south east of Tampa and there were several sightings of a black cougar/panther. It was called Avon Park Range. They tried to trap it to no avail. They were never able to prove if it was natural to the area or had escaped. There were many reports from around the sugar plantation area. I think it was named Clewiston area near lake Okachobe(spelling). Jackie B.
     
  14. W.P.T.

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    Black Cougars sounds like a name of a Porno movie ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  15. shaff

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    two sites on the subject.
    http://www.anomalist.com/features/jag.html

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaguarundi
     
  16. CalvinMD

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    WPT...I hope they are "Old" Black Cougars....the kind that leave their teeth in a glass on the sink.....you ol' horndog you
     
  17. shot410ga

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    Check out the San Diego Zoo. I think you'll find them there, as I recall.
     
  18. Sigraph

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    aaaawwww "heck"
    Kinda figured you guys would eat this post alive.
    and I was being serious.

    Funny stuff though!
     
  19. Auctioneer

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    Monster Quest is a joke and ahalf. They never come up with anything. NEVER. I think they started with selling snake oil before moving on to TV.
     
  20. ysr_racer

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    >>I knew a black cougar once-I was 17 and she was 35--stay away from those things -far away

    Funny :)
     
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