First there were mountain lion sightings in Greenwich. Then a mountain lion was struck by a car and killed in Milford. New reports of sightings in Greenwich followed, and now we’re hearing through The Hartford Courant of two mountain lion sightings in Fairfield this week, including one by that city’s chief fiscal officer.
Although officials say there is no evidence to support the claims, officials are continuing to receive reports of mountain lion sightings in Greenwich, The Hartford Courant reports.
A black bear spotted near two schools in Berlin Tuesday, June 14, forced education officials there to take precautionary measures, according to The Hartford Courant.
Two new mountain lion sightings have been reported in Greenwich, according to The Hartford Courant, less than 48 hours after a 140-pound male mountain lion was struck by a car and killed in Milford.
The Hartford Courant is reporting that a mountain lion struck and killed by a car on Route 15 in Milford probably was the same mountain lion spotted recently in Greenwich, about 50 miles away.
According to a report in The Hartford Courant, the state Department of Environmental Protection is saying that a large cat spotted recently in Greenwich is likely a mountain lion that had been held illegally in captivity and either escaped or was released.