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Connecticut Residents, Don’t Report Bobcat Sightings

Since September 2017, the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection’s Wildlife Division has been “conducting a bobcat study to understand the ecological niche of bobcats living within Connecticut habitats.” “To determine bobcat abundance and distribution,” language on the agency’s website reads, “we are relying on help from Connecticut residents to report observations of bobcats. Reports […]

Connecticut Officials Execute Bear Leaving Cubs Motherless

In their infinite wisdom (insert sarcasm here), officials — or should I call them cowboys? — at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection executed a black bear who dared to behave like a black bear on private property, leaving her cubs motherless. According to a news release issued on May 29 by the […]