Mountain lion captured in Gillette in northeast Wyoming
Posted April 11
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Wyoming wildlife managers have captured a young male mountain lion in Gillette and relocated it to the Bighorn Mountains.
Dustin Kirsch of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department says the lion was captured Monday in a subdivision.
Kirsch tells the Gillette News Record (http://bit.ly/2onT17D ) that says the lion was about 1 1/2 years old and weighed about 100 pounds.
He says it was first capture of a mountain lion in the Gillette area since the summer of 2015.