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Mountain Lion Killed in Gering

LINCOLN – A mountain lion was dispatched in Gering during the late morning of July 21, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

A Nebraska Game and Parks conservation officer shot the 60-pound female after it was reported in a residential area of the city.

It is Nebraska Game and Parks’ protocol to kill mountain lions found in municipalities.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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