Eastern cougar officially extinct

Sounds like they’ve just formalized a long believed reality, but a difficult thing to hear without being saddened just the same.
A reminder of how negligent we’ve been in the past, and how hard it will be to explain things like this to our kids if we don’t do better in the future.

Federal researchers declare eastern cougar extinct
SALON | 2 MARCH, 2011
http://pulsene.ws/13Ra9


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirms there are no breeding populations of the big cats left in the eastern U.S.

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