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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

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

March 1st, 2022

In the last few weeks, there have been a lot of mountain lion sightings in and near Boulder. This was the most recent sighting. It was reported on February 27th near 23rd Street and Panorama Avenue, in Boulder, Colorado. Parks and Wildlife (CPW) says wildlife officers found a mountain lion under a porch in Boulder. They moved and took away the animal. People at the house near 23rd Street and Panorama Avenue said that the mountain lion was under the porch. In the morning, their dog told them there was something under their porch, which is only a few inches above the ground. photo credit: Colorado... Read More

[VIDEO] Mountain Lion Activity Reported: Carolyn Heights/Parkside Boulder Neighborhoods

February 14th, 2022

Boulder and the surrounding areas are seeing an increased level of Mountain Lion activity. This current sighting is unusual as most of the Mountain Lion sightings are closer to the mountains and West of Broadway. Please read the helpful Tips below on what to do if you encounter a Mountain Lion. Just yesterday at 7:14 am, a Boulder resident around the sub-divisions of Carolyn Heights/Parkside reported two mountain lions in his driveway. Luckily his pets were in the house and are safe. He mentioned that another neighbor in the area reported tracks in the snow in their driveway as well. PLEASE be... Read More

Mountain Lion Found Napping Under SUV in Garage in Longmont

June 2nd, 2020

Wildlife officials have relocated a mountain lion that snuck into a garage in Longmont and fell asleep under an SUV. The animals was tranquilized in the garage, then released in the Arapaho National Forest. Mountain lion sightings are usually more common in Boulder, Niwot and Lyons, just west of Longmont, however mountain lions are known to utilize urban areas for food, including livestock and domestic pets. This can be dangerous for humans, but mountain lions usually stay away from people.  Read More

[VIDEO] Mountain Lions Spotted in Snow in Boulder

April 19th, 2020

Mountain lions and other wild animals have been making appearances throughout the country as there has been less human activity due to coronavirus limitations. This has especially been seen in Boulder, where mountain lions have been trekking into people’s backyards. This week, two lions were caught on camera in the snow near the center of the city. Wildlife officials have said it’s not clear yet whether the sightings have been because of a lack of humans of if this is still a normal amount for Boulder. Officials note that since people are at home with little to do, it’s likely... Read More

Mountain Lion Caught Napping in Backyard Tree in Boulder

April 2nd, 2020

Colorado Parks and Wildlife were called earlier today because of a report of a mountain lion sitting in a tree in a neighborhood backyard. Because the cat was not exhibiting any abnormal behavior or aggression officials decided to let it come down from the tree on its own and return to the wild — after its cat nap. Officials think it’s likely the animals was pursuing something such as a racoon or a skunk and ended up in human territory to take a nap and did not pose a threat to the community. It’s common to see mountain lions during early spring and late winter, even in human territory.... Read More

Mountain Lion Caught on Camera in Boulder on Christmas Eve

December 28th, 2019

A mountain lion was recently seen in a Boulder neighborhood, meandering through people’s yards. The footage was caught on camera on somebody’s doorbell app. According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife, there have been more spottings of mountain lions in suburban areas this year, though the threat of attack is low.      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