Despite cold temperatures, lion season heats up - KOTA Territory News

Despite cold temperatures, lion season heats up


Mountain lion hunters have killed six big cats so far this month, nine since last week.   

The most recent kill was Wednesday in Pennington County, a female weighing 75 pounds.

Two lions have been killed in Pennington County in February, two were killed in Custer County, and two cats were killed in Lawrence County this month.  

In all, hunters have taken 24 lions since Dec. 26, 14 females and 10 male lions.

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