Pennsylvania Game News - March 2015 - 37

Forgot the Hard Hat

A doe often will run off and leave
her fawn in a safe location when danger
approaches. However, as WCO Roger
Hartless and I learned, the location
isn't always safe. As we were patrolling
during the spring gobbler season, we
saw a doe run across a field near an
active strip-mining operation. Roger
commented that she probably had a
fawn nearby. When we got closer, we
spotted the newborn fawn standing
directly under a sign that read "Danger,
Blasting Area."
- LMO GeOrGe J. MiLLer, SiGeL

Set the Record Straight

Perry/Juniata - I was working at
a Game Commission exhibit at the
Juniata County fair when a man
stopped to tell he had recently seen a
mountain lion. These comments from
the public are common, and are most
likely based upon a case of mistaken
identity. I can say that after 26 years of
working as a WCO I have never seen
one. No mountain lion that had been
hit on a road, perched up in a tree,
hiding under a porch, or anywhere
else. I am therefore comfortable in
stating that there is no breeding
population of mountain lions in this
state. I am, however, aware of strange
exotics showing up from time to time,
such as a kangaroo in York County,
an African lion in Philadelphia, and
an alligator that I once was called to
remove from a parking lot in Berks
County. So I would never rule out
the possibility of an unlawfully held
mountain lion being dropped off in
the wild.
- WCO Steve HOWer, iCkeSburG

Odd Bird

Squirrel a Lucky Duck

This is a photo of a juvenile redtailed hawk that met its unlikely fate
in the woods of Mifflin County. The
hawk was most likely after a squirrel
in the hole of the tree. The hawk's leg
got stuck in the narrow crevice below
the hole, and it eventually perished.
The squirrel undoubtedly had a better
appreciation for the hole for future
escapes.
- WiLLiaM a. CapOuiLLez, WiLdLife
Habitat ManaGeMent bureau direCtOr
MARCH 2015

training School - The first Saturday of the September goose season
was forecasted to be hot with an occasional thunderstorm. Knowing this,
I expected we'd see few hunters. What
really threw me for a loop, though, was
that the first hunter we encountered,
and the only one all morning, was
wearing fluorescent orange and toting
a bow. It seems I failed to take into
account the possibility of a "red tag"
farm deer hunter, and so my first-ever
field check was an archery deer hunter
during goose season.
- Cadet JaSOn WaGner, HarriSburG
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