Mountain lion shot near Hitchcock

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED This photo shows the mountain lion, which was shot recently near Hitchcock.

Reports of a mountain lion being shot and killed near Hitchcock have surfaced.
Sources say the 118-pound yearling tomcat took down an 800-pound steer as his last meal.
A local livestock operator was feeding when he saw the predator come onto his feedlot. At that time, it is reported that a neighbor shot and killed the mountain lion.
Huron’s Wildlife Office has confirmed knowledge of the incident and full information from them will follow in next week’s paper.


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