During the busy weekend before July 4th, a bold cougar decided to try his or her luck and ran into traffic along Interstate 90 in Washington State. The sighting, made on the I-90 Wildlife Watch site around 11pm during a hard rain, was reported by a motorist who was fortunately able to avoid a collision — and then couldn’t believe what she had seen. She reported that a cougar with a “VERY long tail…was just running across the road, and from nose to tail took up the whole width of the lane.” The motorist was traveling eastbound and the cougar entered the roadway from the south, meaning that it would next have to cross the median and traverse the westbound lanes (or turn around).
Your support, Brian and Steven, will help construct wildlife crossing structures and fencing that will provide a much safer and easier means for cougars and other animals to make their way across the I-90 corridor.
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