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Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Mountain lion captured on west side later euthanized

Officials decided it posed a public safety threat.

August 01, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
2 more bighorns found dead; 3rd mountain lion killed

2 more bighorns found dead; 3rd mountain lion killed

Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials confirmed Wednesday.

March 05, 2014 11:08 amLoading…
Game and Fish: 12th bighorn dies north of Tucson

Game and Fish: 12th bighorn dies north of Tucson

Another bighorn sheep, a ram, was found dead in the Catalina Mountains Tuesday, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has confirmed.

February 20, 2014 10:05 am Video Photos

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Conflicting claims in mountain lion kill at Tucson-area park

A predator-calling device was used to lure a mountain lion shot to death at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, records show.

July 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

2 of 3 men cited in lion killing have ties to Colossal Cave park

Three Vail men have been cited in connection with the shooting death of an adult female mountain lion June 10 in Colossal Cave Mountain Park southeast of Tucson.

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Museum's lion gets name

More than 1,400 entries were submitted to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in a contest to name its new mountain lion cub and Saturday night, the winning name was revealed: Cruz.

July 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Museum's lion cub to get his name today

Museum's lion cub to get his name today

The name of a mountain lion cub - brought to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in May to replace two aging lions taken off exhibit - will be announced today.

July 06, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Museum's lion cub to get his name today

Museum's lion cub to get his name today

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July 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Game and Fish Department seeks killer of cougar at Colossal Cave park

Investigators are trying to determine who shot and killed a mountain lion at a campsite near Colossal Cave Mountain Park southeast of Tucson.

June 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Hiker, mountain lion survive close encounter on Tucson trail

Hiker, mountain lion survive close encounter on Tucson trail

Lose the sunglasses if you find yourself face to face with a mountain lion in the wild.

June 08, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Hiker, mountain lion survive close encounter on Catalina Mountains trail

Hiker, mountain lion survive close encounter on Catalina Mountains trail

Mountain lions, like this one in Sabino Canyon, will generally try to avoid a confrontation.

June 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Roadkill numbers huge at Saguaro Park, officials say

Roadkill numbers huge at Saguaro Park, officials say

Many Tucsonans were saddened when a mountain lion was killed by a vehicle in Saguaro National Park last month - and they might be even more troubled to learn the magnitude of the roadkill slaughter.

February 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino Canyon mountain lion caught on video

Sabino Canyon mountain lion caught on video

Tucson residents Jay and Nancy Carey had a thrilling experience while walking in Sabino Canyon on Tuesday morning: the sight of a mountain lion crossing a road in front of them.

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sabino Canyon cougar caught on video

Sabino Canyon cougar caught on video

A mountain lion crosses a side road, heading toward the Cactus Picnic Area. Jay Carey caught the cat on cellphone video Tuesday.

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Mountain lion struck by car dies in Saguaro National Park West

Mountain lion struck by car dies in Saguaro National Park West

The dead mountain lion was discovered by a Saguaro National Park ranger on Picture Rocks Road. A park spokeswoman said officials had no leads as to who was responsible but urged people to slow down while driving through the park. The animal was described as "a fairly healthy adult cat."

January 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Mountain lion struck by car dies in Saguaro National Park West

Mountain lion struck by car dies in Saguaro National Park West

A mountain lion was killed Thursday morning on Picture Rocks Road in Saguaro National Park West, park officials said.

January 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

A mountain lion has been regularly roaming a bird-watching preserve near Patagonia, triggering two closures there since late October.

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Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

Preserve warns of mountain lion sightings

This photo of a mountain lion was taken about two weeks ago at the Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve.

December 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

High school football: Gouby set to lead Mountain View defense

Our countdown to the beginning of the high school football season continues with Corbin Gouby from Mountain View.

August 10, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

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