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Forum News Service, Published October 02 2013

Cougar reportedly spotted near Hendrum, Minn.

HENDRUM, Minn. – A cougar was spotted near here over the weekend.

A trail cam caught the animal moving through the area. The cat was also reportedly spotted in a different area west of Hendrum.

A family that owns chickens nearby told WDAY-TV they are on the lookout. but so far have not seen the cougar since the weekend.

The Norman County Sheriff's Office said it is aware of the sighting, but there have been no reports of injuries to livestock.

Authorities said there’s a good chance the cougar was just passing through.