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California / Cougar Attack #307008

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Casper Wilderness Park, California: Jerry Bowen) Incr. number cougar attacks on people in Casper wilderness area of south California examined; details given, scenes, photos shown. [Justin MELLON - describes attack.] [Loye SCHULTHESS - describes her and husband Doug's experience.] Child's mauling in park last March mentioned. [Park spokesperson Tim MILLER - explains effect on animals' behavior of encroaching civilization.] [Trapper Richard ORISIO - cites status of search.] [Tim MELLON - favors relocating cougars rather than killing them.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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