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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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Police: Mountain Lion Spotted By Southwest Modesto Residents

Authorities are asking residents to be on the lookout after two possible mountain lion sightings in southwest Modesto.

07/16/2014

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Search For Fontana Dog-Killing Cougar Called Off

Southern California authorities have ended the search for a mountain lion that killed a dog and repeatedly approached police officers.

03/06/2014

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Man’s Claim of Bear Rescue Could Be Hoax

Sixty-nine-year-old Bob Biggs’ claims of a lion attack made national news, but now could turn out to be false.

03/30/2012

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Man Says Bear Saved Him From Mountain Lion Attack In Butte County

A 69-year-old local man says he has been hiking for decades. But on one recent outing along the Feather River in Butte County, a mountain lion pounced on him and knocked him to the ground.

03/29/2012

California Fish and Game Commission President Daniel Richards poses with a mountain lion he killed during a recent hunting expedition. (Western Outdoor News)

Lawmaker Drops Effort To Remove Calif. Fish And Game Commissioner For Cougar Killing

A California assemblyman is no longer seeking the removal of the state’s Fish and Game Commission president over his killing of a mountain lion in Idaho.

03/10/2012

California Fish and Game Commission President Daniel Richards poses with a mountain lion he killed during a recent hunting expedition. (Western Outdoor News)

Ethics Complaint Filed Against Fish And Game Commission Pres. Who Shot Cougar

The president of California’s Fish and Game Commission is facing an ethics complaint after coming under fire for killing a mountain lion in Idaho.

03/02/2012