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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