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Mountain Lion Unintentionally Killed

LINCOLN – A mountain lion was unintentionally killed in a cable restraint trap in Sioux County on Dec. 20, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The mountain lion was a subadult female weighing approximately 85 pounds that appeared to be in good health. The trapper called Game and Parks immediately upon discovering the mountain lion, as required by Game and Parks policy. High pelt prices have led to an increased effort to trap bobcats and other furbearers, which …

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First Mountain Lion Lottery Permit Drawn

LINCOLN, Neb. – A 15-year-old Franklin resident drew the state’s first mountain lion lottery permit on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Holden Bruce will be allowed to hunt mountain lions during Season 1, Jan. 1-Feb. 14, 2014, in the Pine Ridge Unit. As the first lottery permit holder, Bruce will be allowed to hunt mountain lions with dogs during Season 1. The 100 other lottery permit holders, which also were drawn Oct. 9, will hunt during Season 2, Feb. 15-March 31 in …

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Mountain Lion Killed in Dawes County

LINCOLN, Neb. – A male mountain lion was shot and killed in the Pine Ridge in Dawes County on March 27 after the resident’s attempts to scare off the cat failed, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The resident reported the incident to Game and Parks. The resident spotted the lion while walking along a creek near his home. He estimated that the lion was about 20 yards from him. He continued walking and the lion walked parallel …

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Mountain Lion Shot in Sheridan County

LINCOLN, Neb. – A mountain lion was shot and killed in the Pine Ridge in northern Sheridan County on Feb. 8 after the landowner’s attempts to scare off the cat failed, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The owner’s children had noticed a partially eaten white-tailed deer lying in the grass near some outbuildings on the property. A short time later, the owner saw from his house a mountain lion on the deer kill. Attempts by the family …

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Unintentionally Trapped Mountain Lion Killed

LINCOLN, Neb. – A mountain lion was unintentionally killed in a cable restraint trap in Scotts Bluff County on Jan. 9, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The mountain lion was a female weighing approximately 81 pounds that appeared to be in good health. The trapper called Game and Parks immediately upon discovering the mountain lion, as required by Game and Parks policy. High pelt prices have led to an increased effort to trap bobcats and may have …

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