On the Move

April 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;4/24/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 23, p5
The article presents information on the migration of mountain lions in the U.S. to the east. The mountain lion population began increasing in the late 1960s due to limits on hunting and a booming deer population. Today, an estimated 30,000 mountain lions live in the country. Some mountain lions have migrated to South Dakota, Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, and Missouri.


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