Gardner, Kansas is a small town just outside of Kansas City. They recently received reports of a mountain lion in the area. In order to track down the animal, the police department set up two cameras along their local parks hiking trails. 

The night started off pretty normal, only capturing pictures of woodland critters.

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And then things took a weird turn. 

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Now I know what you are thinking, and no, Gorillas are not indigenous to Kansas. Nor were there any reports of animals breaking out of the zoo. So what could have caused it? My hunch is that is has something to do with influx of demons Gardner has been seeing lately. 

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As a reminder, pig monsters and swamp creatures are a pretty rare sighting in Kansas. (At least for this time of year.)

In response, the Gardner Police Department has released a statement updating residents on their search for the mountain lion, and thanking some local pranksters for making their night. 

Wildlife concerns: The Gardner Police Department was contacted recently about concern over the possibility of a mountain lion being in the area of Celebration Park. In an effort to determine if there was a possibly dangerous animal in the area we deployed two trail cameras to check for activity in the area. We are glad to report that over the time they were up we did not see a mountain lion. We were however surprised by some of the images that the cameras did take.

We have included a few of these images for your review. We now have another different concern. We are attempting to identify some of the wildlife and activity in these images.

We would like to sincerely thank the persons responsible as it made our day when we pulled up what we expected to be hundreds of pictures of coyotes, foxes and raccoons. Thank you to the citizens who noticed the cameras. Your effort and sense of humor are greatly appreciated.

Gardner Police Department

 I don't know. The whole thing is still very suspicious. 

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