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Upper Valley cougar slays sheep, slips search

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LEAVENWORTH — A suspected cougar that killed at least five sheep in a pasture off Ski Hill Road has eluded searchers for nearly a week.

Washington Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Dan Klump said the sheep were found mauled to death early Sunday in a fenced pasture along Ranger Road, just north of Leavenworth. Their injuries were consistent with a cougar attack, and a sixth sheep was missing altogether.

“Taking it out of the pen was very consistent with cougar-type activity,”…

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