Note: Animal control is encrypted and has not released any info.

 Sources are reporting over the last 3 weeks they have saw several wild animals in the area. 

3 Sources reporting seeing a bear in Winnebago County in the last 3 weeks.  2 reports were near Meridian, and the 3rd was near N Main.

Another source reported seeing a bobcat near Perryville and Newburg.

Several reports of a wolf that was seen near Distillery rd and 20.

And several reports of wild coyotes. Coyotes are normal for our area. And 2 reports of a possible mountain lion sighting near Caledonia.  The photo below is from the windpoint area, of a coyote.








Disclaimer: As you know the local police have encrypted, have not released any information, etc…
They rarely ever do release information to the public, since encrypting. So do not expect any updates.

The information that is posted was provided to us via various sources. So we can not guarantee the accuracy of this article.

We can only provide you the information that IS provided to us. If police and/or officials do release information, we will try to update this.
If you know of any corrections or errors, please contact us.

This is for entertainment purposes only. 

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Rickie

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