DNR: Cougar shot, killed in Buffalo County

Wisconsin DNR
Wisconsin DNR(WSAW)
Published: Nov. 15, 2023 at 11:39 AM CST
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MADISON, Wis. (WEAU) - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is announcing that a cougar was shot and killed in Buffalo County.

The incident was reported to the DNR’s Violation Hotline on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, according to a press release from the DNR.

The press release says no charges will be filed.

According to the press release, the incident involved an archery deer hunter who encountered the cougar while hunting and felt their safety was at risk. The hunter shot the cougar and self-reported it to the DNR.

Additional information is available HERE.