Mountain lion quotas stir controversy in Bitterroot April 20, 2015 Montana

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Mountain lion quotas stir controversy in Bitterroot April 20, 2015 Montana, Helena Independent Record
... A three-year study by FWP in the Bitterroot Valley has shown that mountain lions take the biggest bite out of the area’s elk calf population. In the last year of the research — 2014 — lions were blamed for almost 20 percent of the known elk calf depredations. For another 20 percent of the elk kills, the predator or the cause could not be determined...


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