Colorado Parks and Wildlife to relocate mountain lion found in Lyons

5:58 AM, Jan 8, 2013   |    comments
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Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill said the lion is a 95-pound male and has a radio collar, meaning it is part of the Front Range Mountain Lion Study.

The mountain lion had killed a raccoon near a house on Reese Street in Lyons, Churchill said, and also killed a house cat who tried to investigate the situation.

The mountain lion was tranquilized and trapped. Churchill said it will be relocated to another part of the state so that it doesn't return to the area.

The radio collar also needed to be replaced because its GPS tracking system wasn't working anymore, Churchill said.

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