A cougar was caught just North of the Iowa border last weekend.
Now, here's a picture of the cat.
The 125 pound male cougar that was illegally shot last Sunday by a private landowner in Jackson County, Minnesota.
Cougars are a protected species in Minnesota.
The DNR says the animal was not posing an imminent threat to people at the time of the shooting.
Minnesota DNR enforcement is investigating the shooting, and charges are possible.
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