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A cougar in Connecticut

Scientists piece together the wanderings of a young male cat

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2:24pm, August 2, 2011

The tale starts with an unidentified body found on the roadside. Hit by a car in the wee hours of the morning, investigators puzzled over where it had come from and how it had reached its asphalt resting place.

But this wasn’t a human murder mystery: The victim was a young cougar, struck down on the Wilbur Cross Parkway in Milford, Conn., on June 11. The incident shocked a state where drivers are accustomed to seeing white-ta

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