Managing Montana's mountain lion population has never been an easy task November 23, 2018

Montana Deer Population,Management News and Information Archive

... The mountain lion research effort in the Bitterroot Valley was an outgrowth of a major elk study focused on calf mortality. When researchers discovered that mountain lions were the main predator of elk calves in their first year of the life, the researchers decided they needed to establish a baseline number for lion population in the valley...

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