August 9, 2022

Should Have Shot the Mountain Lion

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Hunter in Levant says she saw a mountain lion, then shot a deer the cougar had mauled

Thompson was returning to the truck after spending four hours in the woods when she rounded a corner on the tote road and startled a large cat.

“If I had to take a guess, I’d say it had a 3- to 3½-foot-long tail,” the 25-year-old Thompson said. “It either winded me, or it saw me when I came around the corner, because it just beat feet and took off for the woods. The second it got into the mossy area in the woods, I couldn’t even hear it running.”<<<Read More>>>