Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Hunters close in on South Dakota mountain lion limit

Hunters close in on Black Hills mountain lion limit

The Associated Press | Posted: Monday, February 8, 2010 4:00 am

Black Hills hunters are closing in on the bag limit set for mountain lions in 2010.

The Game, Fish and Parks Department says 30 lions -- 19 females and 11 males -- were taken as of Sunday. The most recent was a female taken Saturday southeast of Spearfish.

The season began Jan. 1 and runs through March but will end early when 25 female lions or a combination of 40 male and female lions are killed.

Posted in News, Local on Monday, February 8, 2010 4:00 am Updated: 5:12 am.



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