Saturday, January 02, 2010

Three cougars killed on opening day of S.D.'s hunting season

Three lions killed on hunting season's opening day

By Journal staff | Posted: Friday, January 1, 2010 10:20 pm | (3) Comments

Three mountain lions were reported killed on opening day of South Dakota's 2010 mountain lion season.

All three cats were females, according to the informational hotline of the state Department of Game, Fish & Parks.

The season will end when 25 female mountain lions or 40 total lions are killed.

Hunters are responsible for checking the harvest total before hunting. The number to call is 866-895-9067. Hunters must report their kills within 24 hours at 394-2391, or call state radio at night and on weekends, at 393-8121. The carcasses must be taken to the Rapid City office of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks, at 3305 W. South St.

Posted in News, Local, State-and-regional on Friday, January 1, 2010 10:20 pm

http://www.rapidcityjournal.com/news/article_b4344e1a-f75e-11de-9ed6-001cc4c002e0.html

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