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Mountain lion killed 12 sheep, says Ravalli County landowner

Posted at 9:53 AM, Oct 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-05 11:53:51-04

Ravalli County sheriff authorities issued an alert through their app on Friday night that says residents in Ravalli County have reported a mountain lion killed their sheep and goats.

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks game warden responded to the resident’s complaint of 12 sheep killed by a suspected mountain lion in the 1500 block of South Burnt Fork Road in Ravalli County.

They also reported a resident on the western portion of Alvista Loop in Hamilton reported their goat was killed by a mountain lion.

The notification doesn’t say when the incidents happened.

USFWS trappers have been notified and will respond to investigate.