Mountain lion reportedly spotted in W...

Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Westford

There are 13 comments on the The Sun story from Sep 7, 2007, titled Mountain lion reportedly spotted in Westford. In it, The Sun reports that:

Police are warning residents to keep their children and pets inside. A mountain lion was reportedly spotted close to Reinsway Circle off Tadmuck Road last night around 7:30 p.m., officials say. via The Sun

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Scott Higuera

New York, NY

#1 Sep 8, 2007
I saw a mountain lion in Lee Massachusetts on Tuesday Sept 4th,2007. It ran in front of my car on route 7 close to Laurel Lake nursing home.
Two or three other vehicles also stopped to watch this Mountain lion cross and run into the woods.

Wallingford, CT

#2 Sep 9, 2007
Are you sure it wasn't a bobcat as opposed to a mountain lion?

Chelmsford, MA

#3 Sep 12, 2007
I am pretty sure it's a Bobcat. It's been in the area since March of this year.

Google it - Westford MA Bobcat.

Mountain Lions are not known in this area. Bobcats are.

Sudbury, MA

#4 Sep 13, 2007
I live in Carlisle MA... about two weeks ago I saw the MOUNTAIN LION in my friend's backyard.It was DEFINATElY a mountain lion and not a bob cat I don't care if they are not supposed to be found in the area... There were two other witnesses, it was about five feet away from us on the other side of the fence, and ..... I know the difference between a mountain lion and a bobcat, especially from such a close range. I am 100% sure.

Buffalo, NY

#5 Sep 13, 2007
Can i adopt him?

Chicopee, MA

#6 Sep 27, 2007
inkling wrote:
Can i adopt him?
i saw a cougar in lenox mass a few weeks ago, and last night in the same place around 11 30pm i saw some deer and then 2 baby cougars went bouncing across the driveway acrosse the road and into some thick cover. i looked around for the mother, but didn't see her. I'm sure she was hunting the deer before i screwed everything up for her.

Natick, MA

#7 Sep 28, 2007
i saw a mountain lion today in Alford Ma...he casually was crossing the road into the wooded area..when i stopped at his crossing..he just turned and looked at me...then continued on...a beautiful animal.....
Abby Robertson

Pepperell, MA

#8 Oct 1, 2007
I saw a Mountain Lion in Dunstable MA today. He was drinking at the (Nashua) river, saw me and bounded up the riverbank. It was definitely a mountain lion. I saw it clearly.

Pompano Beach, FL

#9 Jan 3, 2008
I saw a mountain lion in Sommerville MA...he was consuming a pint of guinness at the burren in davis square.

Billerica, MA

#10 Mar 23, 2012
Saw the Mountain Lion yesterday morning walking the brook in my back yard. I own a taxidermy stuffed bobcat. I know the difference..
Saw the lion

Lexington, MA

#11 Sep 9, 2012
I was driving in Westford on Main St,just after the split to Depot Rd on Friday (9/7) at 4:00 pm and it ran across the road in front of me. It crossed the road heading towards the field at the back of the Abbot School. I'm pretty sure it was a lion after looking at images when I got home.

Westford, MA

#12 Dec 2, 2012
Sighted mountain lion crossing Stony Brook Rd toward Swede's Crossing at around 6:00 pm on Saturday, December 1, 2012. Looked healthy and moved leisurely.

Bronx, NY

#13 Mar 23, 2018
In the mid 1990s a friend of mine who lived in Westford at the time claimed to have seen a mountain lion.

I think she said a few other people claimed to have seen it too.

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