Oregon County http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Testing confirms mountain lion sighting in Oregon County http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/testing-confirms-mountain-lion-sighting-oregon-county <p>DNA testing confirms that a tuft of hair left on a fence in south central Missouri belonged to a mountain lion.</p><p>A man reported he saw the cat cross the road near <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Rover,+Mo&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;hl=en&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=Rover,+Oregon,+Missouri&amp;gl=us&amp;z=14">Rover, Mo</a>. and get caught momentarily in a barbed wire fence.</p><p><a href="http://mdc.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Conservation </a>officials retrieved a tuft of hair the size of a cotton ball and sent it for testing.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 23:35:31 +0000 Maria Altman 812 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Testing confirms mountain lion sighting in Oregon County