Missouri Cougar Controversy: Big cats are taken off state endangered species list

It's hardly news that some Missourians believe cougars live in their midst, some don't, and they tend to argue about it. But now, state conservation commissioners have put a new iron in the fire by voting to remove the mountain lion from the state endangered species list, saying that the species' restoration is not desirable. Lo and behold, some people disagree.
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