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  • Mountain lion hoaxes

    November 13, 2009 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. No animal seems to catch the imagination, and flare the passions, of people in the Southern Appalachians like mountain lions. I recently had a mountain lion sighting reported to me from the Bent Creek area, right outside Asheville. However, within a couple of days the person who first made the claim admitted it was a hoax. A recent press release from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission declared as a hoax a photo of a mountain lion dragging a deer that was making its way around the internet, often claiming to be somewhere in western North Carolina.  Learn more...

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