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Surveillance video shows cougar tapping Brookfield resident's front porch window

Posted: 1:50 PM, Feb 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-19 20:09:56Z

The cougar spotted traveling through Brookfield last week  was caught on video on someone's front porch.

Surveillance video shared with TODAY'S TMJ4 by Dan and Bridget Guerndt shows the cougar coming out from trees. The cougar goes up the residents' driveway and puts its paws on the front window.

The footage was captured at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 18.

On Saturday, a Brookfield resident called the Department of Natural Resources  when they saw a cougar lying in their backyard, under a pine tree.

Though they confirmed the animal was a cougar, officers were unable to neutralize it because of the surrounding homes and thick brush.

DNR agents went back to the scene on Sunday morning, but the cougar was gone.

The fifty pounds and approximately 1-year-old cougar was tracked to the area of N. 135th street and Hope Street, but the trail was lost.

Experts believe this cougar was the same one that was spotted in Washington County two weeks ago.