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BANFF, Alberta — A third cougar kill near the Banff townsite has prompted a formal warning.
A lone cougar killed a young-of-year elk off Tunnel Mountain Road adjacent to the campground on Friday (Jan. 18). Cougars have also taken down a coyote and a young mule deer close to town in the past three weeks.
Parks Canada also closed an area between Johnson Lake and Cascade Ponds Tuesday (Jan. 23) because a wolf pack is feasting on elk carcass.
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