Mountain lion fever has some in Conn. calling for answers

Sightings in Greenwich and around state fuel residents’ search for answers about mountain lions Original article by Frank MacEachern, Staff Writer, When a possible mountain lion sighting in Greenwich was reported in early June of last year, many in town took the news with trepidation. Peter Alexander was excited. “I think it’s fabulous that

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Connecticut mountain lion ‘crossed US’ before death

Connecticut mountain lion ‘crossed US’ before death

A mountain lion killed on a road in the US state of Connecticut had walked halfway across the US before it died in June, scientists have said.


DEP Believes Dead Mountain Lion Was A Pet

The DEP believes that the mountain lion killed in Greenwich was a captive animal that escaped or was released. It is illegal for a private individual to keep a mountain lion in captivity in Connecticut, and the Environmental Conservation Police Division is conducting a criminal investigation into the matter.