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Researchers ask for help in finding bobcat tracking collars


HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut environmental officials are asking for the public's help in finding bobcat tracking collars that have been programmed to fall off as part of one of the largest studies of its kind on the feline predators.

Officials trapped 50 bobcats across the state from November 2018 to March 2019 and fitted them with GPS monitoring collars to track their movements.

The collars were programmed to fall off after 300 days, meaning the last of the collars will be hitting the ground over the next month or so.

Officials with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protec...

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