The Canadian Press

2015-09-18 | Edmonton Cougar Shot

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Police have killed a cougar in an Edmonton neighbourhood after wildlife officers failed to hit the big cat with a tranquilizer dart. Staff-Sergeant Steve Jones says a police officer shot the cougar as it ran toward a fence. (Jones says there was a report of cougar in a nearby industrial area yesterday. Wildlife officials say there has been an increase in cougar sightings in Alberta and B-C in recent years as the animals search for food in developed areas.)

Date: 2015-09-18
Placeline: EDMONTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << they were uncertain if it had been successful just because of the position of the animal and it was hiding behind bushes so it was somewhat difficult shot to make as ever repositioning to see if the dark had struck or potentially deploy second Dart the animal became spooked >>


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