March 10, 2008
Picture of probable mountain lion droppings-called "scat"-collected by KU professor Mark Jakubauskas from west campus on Oct. 10, 2003. Grid size = 1cm.
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In search of the phantom Menace
It was a dark fall night one decade ago when Marilyn Horsch says she first saw a mountain lion. She was in the final stretch of her daily drive home from work in Kansas City when, near the intersection of Stull Road and E. 400 Road, the full-grown cougar sprinted across the beams of her headlights, 25 to 30 feet in front of her.