29Nov/123

Drove up about 100 feet from a young moutain lion

My husband this morning called me from Bennetts Bridge Road in Sandy Hook, CT - not far from our home - he was driving towards route 34 and there was a mountain lion on Bennetts Bridge walking across the street. Long tail about the size length wise of a 8 year old long tail the works. It was a young mountain lion not old and certainly not a bob cat. He was a little freaked out about it - I ended up calling animal control and they said they didn't go out for mountain lion calls. In any event I am sure that what he reported was a mountain lion - he said it definitely wasn't a coyote or a dog.   Submitted by:Denise Buzy-Pucheu

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  1. and i saw on on the other side of rt34 on High Ridge at the end of New Lebbon, it walked into the woods down towards the old railroad tracks

  2. On Dec 20, 2016, my wife spotted a mountain lion in our backyard on Yogananda St. 50 ft from our house.

    • I saw this mountain lion in Newton on commerce rd cross right in front of my car at about 7am on my way to work , I couldn’t believe what I saw I was soooo shocked and it boggled my mind for quite a few days until my son and I spoke about it … And i decided to research mountain lion said getting sin new town ct and a few posts came up , he was a mountain lions color but had a short tail like bobcats ….