Target attacked

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  1. Z2TL66

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    I have a 3d deer target about 30 yrds from my house. The other morning my daughter asked me why i laid it down. Looked out my window and sure thing it was 10 feet behind the stakes. With the back leg still in the ground. After looking at it the leg was broke off and very large claw marks on the back of the neck and down its side. With rumors of cougar being on trail cameras in my area i called a wildlife biologist with dnr and was told no cougars are in my part of Indiana, AND IT WAS THE WIND. So i called a big animal rescue .(big cats, bear ect....) and was told that there are big cats in the area and that is all they can tell me. Hmmmmmm . Still not sure what to think . Claw marks are way to big for a coyote. Or for that matter a large dog
     
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    It's was that darn SQUATCH!!

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    CToutdoorsman Die Hard Bowhunter

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    If you can find any hair on the target you could send it off to be tested, have bears been know to been in your area?
     
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    Jeepwillys Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I watched a Bob cat attack a glendale full rut target once. Maybe that was it. Although I'm good with the Squatch theory
     
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    I say large cat like a cougar as well.
     
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    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    Set up a trail cam back there! Maybe it will come back!
     
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    My mind says that it would be a cat but I really like the Aliens idea best!
     
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    Maybe a Liger, bred for their special skills and magic.

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    put it back up and use the trail camera to get a pic and then tell the dnr what you caught on it! they nothing but liars

    butta boom!
     
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    no bears in the area , ive got it back up with trail camera.few months earlier neighbors had big tracks in there horse pasture. So im hoping that it will be back.
     

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