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Increased Mountain Lion Activity Reported in Boulder County – Tips on How to Stay Safe

April 28th, 2022

A woman was running with her dog in Nederland recently when a mountain lion attacked and severely injured the animal, which is now being treated at home. According to an account of the attack on a GoFundMe campaign set up to help owner Sarah Jane Romano pay her veterinarian bills, the dog, a pit bull named Talia, suffered a skull fracture and puncture wounds on her head and neck. Talia spent the night at the Boulder Animal Hospital following the incident. Romano is described as a single mother, a dance teacher, and a massage therapist on her GoFundMe page. If you encounter a mountain lion, be sure... Read More

8-Year-Old Recovering After Fighting Off Mountain Lion With Stick

September 10th, 2019

Pike Carlson, an 8-year-old Colorado boy, was caught in a dangerous situation last month when heading to a neighbors house when a 65 pound mountain lion suddenly pounced on him and began mauling him. “I was just punching, trying to grab anything that I can, like a stick,” Pike told KUSA-TV. “I did find a stick and I tried to get it in the eye, but soon the stick snapped.” The boy’s father saw the attack and immediately rushed to his side even though he only had a pocket knife with him. However, just him approaching was enough to scare off the lion. “That parental... Read More