Mountain Lion Sightings in Oklahoma
The only documented cases of mountain lions in Oklahoma since 2004
2004 - Radio collared male killed by train near Red Rock, Oklahoma. Came from the Black Hills of South Dakota.
2006 – Cimarron Co. was depredating on an individual’s goats and was killed. Male
2009 – Tillman Co along Red River seen on trail cam on private land. Sex unknown
2009 – Atoka Co. trail cam photo on private land. Sex unknown
2010 – Cimarron Co. lion killed by hunters Male
2010 – Texas Co. Radio collared male released by Colorado Division of Wildlife in North Central Colorado on October 30, 2009 on April 3rd it walked into Oklahoma panhandle. It is now in Northeastern New Mexico.
2011 - Female captured in Tulsa, OK DNA -linked to Black Hills of South Dakota, showed no signs of reproduction.
July 2011 - Unknown sex - Trail cam photo North of Sand Springs Oklahoma.
Oct. 12, 2011 – Osage County - Trail cam photo – Sex unknown – Most likely same animal from July trail cam photo
Oct. 26, 2011 – Osage County – Trail cam Photo – Sex Unknown - Most likely same animal from July trail cam photo
Nov. 8, 2011 - Sub-Adult Male - Minco, Oklahoma hit by motorist on Hwy 81
Confirmed on Oct. 24, 2014 – Pawnee County – Trail cam photo - Sex unknown.
Confirmed on Oct. 31, 2014 – Mayes County – Trail cam video, picture shown is a screen capture from the video – Sex unknown.
Confirmed on Dec. 2, 2014 – Hughes County – Trail cam photo - Sex unknown.