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MT: Mountain lion accidentally killed in Square Butte trap line

Januay 4, 2019


A male mountain lion topping 100 pounds was found dead in a trapline near town.

No fines will be issued as trapping the lion was unintentional, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks game warden Jim Smolczynski told the River Press.

The warden is trying to get the mountain lion's hide preserved as an educational item or for a related purpose. A tooth sample will be tested to determine the animal's age.

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