Young mountain lions removed from Seeley Lake

SEELEY LAKE – Since July 6, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has removed four mountain lions that were living in Seeley Lake around the high school. FWP Wildlife Conflict Specialist Eli Hampson believes they were orphaned siblings, between eight and ten months old. He said their removal was necessary for public safety.

One June 16, a Seeley Lake resident on Spruce Street reported that his dog was taken by a mountain lion after it was let out in the middle of the night. Hampson said in mid-June there were also reports of a large group of mountain lions, ranging from five to seven, hanging around...


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Luvcats writes:

Unbelievable that Montana doesn’t relocate mountain lions. This is heartbreaking. Senseless killing. 🤬

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