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California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Paw print found by wildlife officials Wednesday. (Credit: Department of Fish and Wildlife)

Mountain Lion Linked To Southern California Boy’s Attack Killed By Wildlife Officials

California wildlife officials plan to conduct DNA and disease tests in Sacramento to make sure they shot and killed the mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy on a hiking trail..

09/11/2014

California Fish and Wildlife official says the mountain lion was in a tree about 130 yards away from the scene of the attack. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Wildlife Officials Say They Killed Mountain Lion That Attacked Boy

The 65-pound animal was shot and killed not far from the hiking trail where a six-year-old boy was mauled.

09/10/2014

A six-year-old boy was hospitalized after being attacked by a mountain lion on a hiking trail near Cupertino. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Live Traps Set For Mountain Lion That Attacked Boy In Cupertino

Family was hiking when the six-year-old was attacked; the child suffered bite wounds and scratches.

09/09/2014

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Grass Valley Woman’s Show Horse Mauled In Rare Mountain Lion Attack

There is a mountain lion lurking in the foothills of Nevada County, and it’s on the attack.

09/18/2013

Calif. Reports Drop In Mountain Lion Deaths

State wildlife officials say they’ve seen a significant drop in the number of mountain lions killed after an encounter with a human.

08/09/2013

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State Worker Free Following Fraud Arrest, 2nd Still Behind Bars

A state worker walked out of jail one day after he and another state employee were arrested on allegations of taking bribes.

07/24/2013

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State Workers Arrested In Fraud, Kickback Investigation

Stephanie Clark, an employee of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Danny Compson, a Caltrans worker, are both facing fraud and corruption charges after an anonymous tip.

07/23/2013