A Texas rancher has sued a national oil and gas company that he accuses of harming the habitat of an endangered species of wildcat on his property in DeWitt County.

Mike Hamilton, co-owner of his family’s ranch near Cuero, filed a lawsuit in late January against Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Co. LP and its parent company, ConocoPhillips, saying the defendants intend to drill in a pasture where the jaguarundi, an endangered cat, has reportedly been sighted multiple times.

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