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I know I have been talking to lots of peeps who know that these critters exist in Kansas. Lots of animals are moving through the trees and following the rivers nowadays.
Kansas wildlife officials are trying to reassure the public after a reported sighting of a mountain lion about 15 miles north of Topeka.
A woman taking a predawn walk Friday reported seeing a mountain lion near Main Street in Rossville.
On Monday, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism said they had not confirmed the sighting.
As for reports that a ranger found a paw print on the south side of Rossville, the agency says it's not sure if the print was made by a mountain lion. It also says rangers don't confirm sightings unless there's a photo, fur or some other piece of evidence.
A department spokesman says the agency gets hundreds of reports of mountain lion sightings each year, and roughly 99 percent are false.