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Another Nebraska Lion Shot - Authorities Looking for Killer

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) announced yesterday that they are looking for the person who illegally shot and killed a 2-year old female mountain lion south of Chadron in the Nebraska National Forest.

NGPC officials stated that a hunter came upon the carcass of the mountain lion and reported his findings to authorities. An investigation took place and it has been . . .

Kentucky game wardens kill 1st mountain lion to return since before the Civil War

Late yesterday afternoon, a woman walking her dog on her farm in northern Bourbon County, Kentucky spotted a mountain lion. The dog immediately took off and chased the lion up a nearby tree.

Officers from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR) were dispatched and eventually arrived on the scene where they shot and killed the first known mountain lion to return . . .

Mountain Lion Killed in Nevada for Eating Ducks

Last Thursday, a Churchill County, Nevada rancher shot and killed a mountain lion after it attacked some ducks on his property.

According to Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy, the dead lion was a 4-year-old male weighing approximately 110-pounds. Healy also confirmed that the dead lion was not the same animal that harassed some goats west of Fallon early this . . .

South Dakota considers allowing hounding for 2015 lion hunting season

The same day news reports came out about a den of lion kittens being ravaged and killed by a an uncontrolled research hound, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (SDGFP) Commission decided to consider a petition presented by South Dakota Houndsmen Association member Brad Tisdale to allow the use of hounds to hunt mountain lions outside of the Black Hills hunting district.

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Hollywood's favorite lion is feeling better - and now has a Friend!

Last March, Griffith Park's resident mountain lion -- P-22 was found to be suffering from mange and overexposure to rat poison. Now, nearly eight months later, Park officials have release photographs in which P-22 appears to be, strong, healthy, and happily feeding on the carcass of a deer.

P-22's health problem was originally discovered when researchers recaptured him in order to . . .

Oklahoma Wildlife Department Confirms Mountain Lion Sightings

The following story was written by Ed Godfrey and first posted in the Oklahoman.

State wildlife officials recently confirmed two mountain lion sightings in northeast Oklahoma.

Photos of the mountain lions were caught on two trail cameras, one in . . .

Colorado Family Sentenced for Running Canned Hunts in Utah

Update: A Federal court sentenced Colorado Big Game Hunting Guide Christopher Loncarich to 27 months in prison and 3-years probation for violating Lacey Act.

The sentence was part of a plea bargain when Loncarich plead guilty on 17 counts, for capturing mountain lions and other wildlife in Colorado and Utah so they could be used in expensive "canned" hunts for clients, some of whom . . .

Proposition 117 Money At Work Protecting Wildlands

The following is a November 20, 2014 news article from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement and Acquisition Projects

At its November 20 . . .

Another Lion Dies in Nebraska - When Will the Killing End?

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission announced that an 89-pound female mountain lion was killed by a hunter yesterday in Dakota County. This is the second mountain lion killed during Nebraska's inaugural lion hunt in the Prairie Unit Hunting Area. This hunting region includes almost all of the State and has a year-round, unlimited lion hunting season.

The death of this mountain lion . . .

Another Deer Hunter Claims He "Had" to Kill Lion

A Louisiana deer hunter became infamous last Saturday by being the first man in almost 40-years to kill a mountain lion in Arkansas.

Mountain lions once roamed freely throughout the continental United States, but eradication efforts by humans almost eliminated the species east of the Rockies by the early 1900s.

Arkansas' indigenous lion population was originally extirpated . . .