ONTONAGON COUNTY, MI-- The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed another cougar sighting, this time in Ontonagon County.
Officials say a photo of the animal was captured on a trail camera September 6 northeast of Bergland. It’s about 40 miles from where a trail camera snapped a picture of a cougar in Baraga County on July 7.
The DNR confirmed the September 6th sighting on Tuesday.
Officials have now confirmed 44 cougar reports in the U.P. since 2008. Six of them were confirmed this year alone.